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Happy Anti-Ransomware Day!
In case you missed it, security vendor Kaspersky and global crime-fighting outfit INTERPOL declared this Tuesday, May 12th, Anti-Ransomware Day. Why May 12th? That’s the date, three years ago, that the world first encountered WannaCry, the devastating ransomware family that Kaspersky says inflicted some $4 billion in damages worldwide.
Don’t feel neglected if no one sent you any greeting cards, however. When it comes to ransomware, there’s not much to celebrate right now. In fact, according to data published this week by Kaspersky and fellow vendors Sophos and Kaseya, three facts about ransomware remain as true today as they did when WannaCry first struck: There’s a lot of it, it does a lot of damage, and protecting SMBs from suffering more of it is a major opportunity for MSPs. Read on for details.
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