Ransomware: Average Ransom Payment Drops to $137,000

This Data Breach alert was published at 26.07.2021 14.43 on Data Breach Today.

Fewer Victims Paying Attackers Simply to Delete Stolen Data, Coveware Reports
Good news on the ransomware front: The average ransom paid by a victim dropped by 38% from Q1 to Q2, reaching $136,576, reports ransomware incident response firm Coveware. In addition, fewer victims are paying a ransom simply for a promise from attackers to delete stolen data.

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