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Ransomware payments hit record in 2021, India ranks 2nd in JAPAC region

India witnessed a 218 per cent rise in ransomware attacks in 2021

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ransomware | cybercrimes | ransomware attack

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai 



Ransomware attack, Cyber security

payments hit new records in 2021 as cybercriminals increasingly turned to Dark Web “leak sites” where they pressured victims to pay up by threatening to release sensitive data, according to research released on Friday from Unit 42 by Palo Alto Networks, the global cybersecurity leader. India witnessed a 218 per cent rise in attacks in 2021.

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First Published: Fri, March 25 2022. 14:53 IST

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