Or it might not. MSPs in Datto’s research don’t have an overwhelming opinion one way or the other. While 60% of them, for example, blame COVID-related remote work for increased ransomware threats, only about half (52%, to be precise) believe that moving workloads into the cloud for the sake of homebound workers has led to greater vulnerability.
Attackers are definitely going after cloud-based data, however. Some 64% of participants in Datto’s survey have seen ransomware attacks on Microsoft 365 and 54% report attacks on files in Dropbox.
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