Ransomware's scary, but Business emails are scarier

Posted: 31st Mar 2023

We’ve all been trained to be afraid of just about everything on the internet. Malware, scams, and all sorts of threats reside just beyond the click of a mouse. But, what’s the biggest threat? Well, according to Secureworks (via Techradar), business emails are responsible for more attacks than ransomware.

Ransomware is a nasty thing. It encrypts your computer’s hard drive so that you can’t use it. In order to get your computer back in working order, you’ll need to send a certain amount of money to the attacker.

Ransomware was the most popular attack vector. However, the winds of change are blowing. Secureworks did a study of more than 500 real attacks that took place between January and December last year.

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