Ransomware, malware or denial of service attacks were linked to most breaches. Researchers say the incidents may cost the industry billions.
Since starting in Europe, the cyberattack has spread to over 2000 computer systems internationally.
Ransomware doesn’t only target desktop and laptop computers, but some cell phones as well, according to internet security experts.
Some experts believe the attack could be linked to the Lazarus group, which has been tied to the North Korean government.
Several businesses from around the world have fallen victim to a "ransomware" cyberattack that has created chaos in 150 countries.
The worldwide cyberattack that crippled England's health organization and disrupted Germany's rail service could still get worse.
It was believed to the biggest attack of its kind ever recorded.
The attack holds a user's files hostage using an exploit that might've come from a leak at the NSA. Luckily, Microsoft has already put out a patch.
A California hospital, desperate to retrieve stolen data, paid hackers a $17,000 ransom.