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Ransomware detection in India doubled to 7.34% in Q3: Acronis report

The report also shows that during the second half of 2021, only 20% of companies globally reported not having been attacked, as opposed to 32% last year

Ransomware attack, Cyber security
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Deepsekhar Choudhury Bengaluru
India ranks fourth among Asian countries for ransomware detection percentage which has doubled to 7.34 per cent in Q3 of CY2021 from 3.65 per cent in Q2 of CY2021, according to a report by cybersecurity firm Acronis.

Managed service providers (MSPs) are particularly at risk — having more of their own management tools, such as professional services automation (PSA) or remote monitoring and management  (RMM), used against them by cybercriminals, and thus are becoming increasingly vulnerable to supply chain attacks.

Supply-chain attacks on MSPs are particularly devastating, since attackers gain access to both their business and clients — as seen

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First Published: Dec 08 2021 | 3:06 PM IST

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