Ransomware goes nuts as KP Snacks becomes latest victim

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The attack on KP Snacks is another example of how relentless cybercriminals are in their search for profit.

Ransomware holds victim organizations business operations hostage, which uniquely impacts retailers and other organizations that provide daily, direct services to their customers.  

Such attacks directly affect the victim’s revenue generation and thus provide additional leverage to the attackers in extracting the ransom.  

SonicWall has recorded a 148% increase in ransomware attacks year to date, having surpassed the total number of 2020 ransomware attacks by July.