Increased Ransomware Attacks: A Theme That Is Anything But Welcoming for 2021

If you are watching the news in your social media feed, you are more than likely seeing alerts on the increase of ransomware attacks.

As reported by SecurityBoulevard, and according to cybersecurity experts, ransomware attacks have increased 40% to 199.7 million cases globally in Q3 of this year, 2020.

As published on, the coming 12 months will bring increasingly aggressive cybercrime activities as malicious actors continue to pivot their ransomware attacks from data encryption to data exfiltration, and with much of the workforce remaining at home until the second quarter at least, the cybersecurity challenges that were amplified by Covid-19 will persist for the time being.  

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