More data breaches from ransomware attacks in Australia

Aaron Tan reports:

Ransomware attacks were one of the top causes of data breaches in Australia during the first half of this year, according to the latest statistics report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC).

According to the report, the number of data breaches caused by ransomware rose from 13 in the previous six-month period to 33 between January and June.

Read more on ComputerWeekly.

Related: Notifiable Data Breaches Report: January–June 2020 (downloadable print version, pdf)

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