Manufacturing is the most targeted sector by ransomware in Brazil

According to a report published by IBM on security threats in Latin America, companies from the manufacturing sector are feeling the greatest impact of attacks orchestrated by ransomware gangs.

Ransomware, corporate email compromise, and credential harvesting together brought bring sector companies to a standstill in Latin America in 2021, further straining supply chains, the X-Force Threat Intelligence Index has found. In Brazil, ransomware was the primary attack method used by perpetrators last year, accounting for 32% of the security incidents.

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Source: ZDNet