A quarter of the security experts surveyed by Cybereason said they have no plan to fight a ransomware attack over a weekend or holiday.
Cyber criminals not only know how and where, but also when to launch a cyber attack. The goal is to surprise a company’s IT and security staff when they are unavailable or distracted. Because of this, weekends and holidays are great opportunities for a ransomware attack when employees try to hang out with family and friends. A report released Wednesday by Cybereason investigates the threat posed by vacation-based cyberattacks and offers advice on how to deal with it.
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