LockBit, Conti ransomware targets industrial sector

Ransomware attacks targeted the industry so much last year that they became the number one threat to the industry

A new report from Dragos suggests that the industrial sector has become a common target for both financially motivated and state sponsored attacks.

Ransomware groups known as LockBit and Conti have been most active in targeting organisations with and Industrial Control System (ICS)/Operational Technology (OT) environment in 2021.Researchers noted that the manufacturing vertical was such a common target because “the sector is often the least mature in their OT security defenses.” Read more: https://bit.ly/3LUiNJl

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