Ransomware gangs are getting faster at encrypting networks. That will make them harder to stop

ZDNET

Danny Palmer

The cyber-criminal groups behind some of the most notorious and damaging ransomware attacks are using the same tactics and techniques as nation-state-backed hacking operations – and they're only going to get more sophisticated as they look for even bigger pay days.

Ransomware has continued to evolve in the past year, with some ransomware crews making off with millions of dollars following each successful attack.

One of the key reasons why ransomware has become such a common cyberattack is because it's the easiest way for malicious hackers to make money from a compromised network.

Previously, cyber criminals might have focused on stealing information that could be used or sold on, but by...

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