More than 60% of attacks where remote access was the entry vector were tied to self-managed VPNs, according to At-Bay. (Credit: rawf8/Shutterstock) More than 60% of attacks where remote access was the entry vector were tied to self-managed VPNs, according to At-Bay. (Credit: rawf8/Shutterstock)

Ransomware did not just increase during 2023, it evolved as hackers increasingly leveraged "indirect" ransomware attacks and focused more attention on cracking remote access tools, according to At-Bay, Inc. In 2023, 58% of ransomware incidents exploited weaknesses in remote access systems.

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