February 9, 2023

A significant number of small and medium-sized businesses have been affected by ransomware (opens in new tab) attack in the past 12 months, new statistics from cybersecurity experts Avast show.

The company recently surveyed 1,000 SMBs and found that 26% had fallen victim to the dreaded cybercrime. Of that number, nearly half (47%) decided to pay the demanded ransom to regain their data and access to their endpoints.