Ransomware Costs Double in Q4 as Ryuk, Sodinokibi Proliferate

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Last month, legal services firm, Epiq Global was the victim of a ransomware attack. The attack took down all of their 80 offices spread across the globe. The ransomware problem is clearly getting worse. 

  • Average downtime increased to 16.2 days, from 12.1 days   
  • Public sector agencies continued to account for an elevated portion of ransomware attacks, albeit down slightly from Q3 
  • Healthcare organizations came back into focus in Q4 for both Sodinokibi and variants like Defray 777 
  • The average company size decreased to 610 employees, down from 645 in Q3 

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