SMBs paid US$301 million to ransomware hackers in 2016

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans

SMBs paid US$301 million to ransomware hackers in 2016

Over the past year, five percent of all SMBs around the world fell victim to ransomware with most of the financial strain coming not from the ransom demanded by the malicious hackers, but the resultant downtime and data loss, according to Datto’s annual global “State of the Channel Ransomware Report.”…

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