The year-end average for ransomware payments in 2022 more than doubled the 2021 average, hitting...
This growth also differs based on location...
Phishing spikes at various times of the year. Cybercriminals like to strike when the iron is hot – holiday and tax season remain the most active times for URL phishing and fraud.
Cybercriminals are not just phishing for your information during certain times throughout the year. They are also attempting to trick you by impersonating top brands.
The cost of non-compliance with data privacy regulations and damage to the brand can be even more devastating than disruption from encryption, especially for larger organizations. It has become more attractive to just pay the ransom and sweep the entire incident under the rug.
- Grayson Milbourne | Security Intelligence Director
The threat intelligence, trends, and details presented in the 2023 OpenText Cybersecurity Threat Report are based on data continuously and automatically captured by our machine learning-based architecture. Our threat research team analyzes and interprets the data using advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence.