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Ransomware accounts for nearly a third of cyber attacks in Romania in 2021 - Orange

Friday 26 November 2021 | 11:33 CET | News
Ransomware attacks accounted for 31 percent of all cyber-security incidents detected in Romania in 2021, up from 3 percent in 2019, according to a study conducted by Orange Romania. Ransomware attacks target, in particular, the health sector and public institutions to compromise IT systems. In second place, totaling 29 percent, phishing attacks continued to be reported locally, especially through SMS, Whatsapp and email campaigns. The main victims of these incidents were customers of banking institutions and retailers. 

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Categories: Internet / IT
Companies: Orange Romania
Countries: Romania
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