There were more ransomware attacks last month than any other on record

Conceptual art of a computer system being hacked.

Due to the Clop ransomware (opens in new tab) group and its exploit of a flaw in Fortra’s GoAnywhere MFT safe file switch device, March 2023 was a record-breaking month for ransomware assaults.

New figures from NCC Group declare there had been 459 ransomware assaults recorded in March 2023 – up 91% in comparison with February, and up 62% in comparison with the identical month within the earlier yr.