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Ransomware Attacks Rose 47 Percent in July

Cases had declined in the spring

Ransomware attacks rose 47 percent from June to July, with the majority of attacks targeting the industrials sector, according to a report released on Thursday by cybersecurity firm NCC Group.

Previous reports conducted by the firm indicated that ransomware cases had declined in the spring but soon picked up again, with attacks increasing from 135 in June to 198 in July.

"This month's [report] has revealed some major changes within the ransomware threat scene compared to June, as ransomware attacks are once again on the up," said Matt Hull, global head of threat intelligence at NCC Group, in a statement.

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