More firms pay ransom after cyber attacks, with amount paid going up: Survey

The average ransom paid was about US$812,000 ($1.13 million) last year. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: PEXELS
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SINGAPORE - More organisations hit by ransomware are paying up to get their data back, a recent study shows.

The amount paid has also gone up, according to cyber-security firm Sophos' survey of 5,600 technology professionals across 31 territories.

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