Ransomware attacks on healthcare firms rise 94% in 2021, says study2 min read 06 Jun 2022, 01:35 PM IST
In 2021, 66% of healthcare organizations were hit, while 34% were hit the previous year.
It costs about $1.85 million to recover systems after a ransomware attack in healthcare, the second-highest across all sectors, according to a new report by cybersecurity firm Sophos. Ransomware attacks on organizations in the healthcare sector rose a sharp 94% in 2021, driving the spike in providers paying the ransom demand in this industry.
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