Ransomware Trends | Q2 2023

A Free Guide to CISO's Infosec Managers CTO's SOC Teams

Security professionals often struggle to keep up with evolving ransomware trends due to the constant barrage of information. We aim to help you filter this overload, present the second quarter of 2023 Ransomware Trends in an understandable format, and convert this information into meaningful insights

Exploring Ransomware Trends in Q2 of 2023: Our Comprehensive Analysis includes

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2023 Ransomware Trends: Key Insights

  1. Our analysts have identified staggering ransomware incidents across 27 industry sub-sectors with devastating consequences.
  2. According to the data collected by our team, the USA, UK, and Canada became the most targeted countries during Q2 / 2023 by ransomware attacks.
  3. Ransomware attacks on business, professional, and legal services increased by 89% in Q2/2023 when compared to the previous quarter.
  4. Manufacturing consistently ranks as a top target, highlighting the sector’s value to cybercriminals and the need for robust security measures.
  5. Industry-specific attacks, like Royal Group‘s focus on Manufacturing and Karakurt Group‘s focus on Healthcare, suggest that some cybercriminals develop specialized techniques for exploiting vulnerabilities in certain sectors.
  6. The highest increase was in April, with 544 attacks.

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