9 Ransomware Trends: More Leaks, Higher Ransom Payments
Healthcare Info Security
Mathew J. Schwartz
By almost every measure, ransomware continues to get worse, not least in the average ransom criminals receive when a victim chooses to pay a ransom.
So say multiple reports comparing the 2021 volume and severity of ransomware attacks, as well as the flow of cryptocurrency from victims to attackers and from attackers to service providers, to previous years.
Any study of ransomware must carry this caveat: Not all ransomware attacks come...