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May 26, 2024

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Stakeholders highlight ransomware trends under limited visibility, upcoming efforts to expand reporting picture

By Sara Friedman / May 8, 2023

Federal officials and industry stakeholders believe the number of ransomware attacks has decreased since a high in 2021, but questions remain given the limited amount of reporting to the government and ongoing efforts to expand that visibility, according to individuals who participated in a Friday event on the work of the nonprofit-led Ransomware Task Force.

The FBI’s takedown of the Hive ransomware group in January confirmed the bureau’s estimate that they are only seeing “around 20 percent” of attacks...

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