Ransomware is being targeted at organizations seven days a week, leaving no time for enterprises to shore up their security operations, according to a new report.

Analysis of publicly reported ransomware events by RiskRecon looks at the dates on which ransomware activated to encrypt systems, a metric that which was disclosed in 473 of the 654 events examined.

Friday has the highest share, at 19 percent of all disclosed ransomware detonation events. Wednesday is the second most common day for detonating ransomware on 17 percent, followed by Sunday with a 15 percent share.


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