Most organizations know they need to defend their information technology and business assets from ransomware. It’s figuring out the how and where that so often trips them up.

To that end, a new blog from threat intelligence company Red Canary lays out five of the most common infection vectors they see when responding to ransomware incidents.

Email attachments remains the largest attack surface where many organizations are compromised. Often, attackers use Javascript or ZIP files that when opened are capable of doing a lot of damage, very quickly.

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