73% of Ransomware Detections in Q2 2021 Credited to REvil/Sodinokibi

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

McAfee’s quarterly cyber threat report revealed troubling statistics about the current state of ransomware, showing that 73 percent of ransomware detections in Q2 2021 were credited to the notorious hacking group REvil/Sodinokibi.

Behind the financial services sector, healthcare was the most targeted industry for cloud security incidents in Q2. Security incidents in the United States skyrocketed this quarter, with the nation experiencing the most reported incidents compared to any other country.

Ransomware groups including Hive, Ryuk, Conti, DarkSide, LockBit, and BlackMatter remain at large. The groups are known threats to...

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