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RSS FeedsRansomware black hole threatens to consume all, according to report
(Windows Phone Central)


22 november 2021 22:51:41

Ransomware black hole threatens to consume all, according to report
(Windows Phone Central)

It`s coming for you, too. What you need to know Ransomware has seen a spike in popularity amongst threat actors. A new report from Sophos indicates the troubles are only set to expand. Sophos attributes the rise in ransomware-related threats to elements such as cryptocurrency popularity and an evolution in ransomware distribution models and pressure tactics. For those not familiar with the power of ransomware, it`s worth looking back at the Colonial Pipeline situation from mid-2021, wherein part of the U.S.`s oil supply infrastructure was temporarily crippled virtually overnight by a group utilizing the malware type. And don`t think ransomware is only going after big targets. Threat actors make a habit of preying on unsuspecting businesses and individuals as well, should the promise of money be obvious enough. So when Sophos says the ransomware circuit is set to evolve, that`s bad news for everyone. According to the Sophos 2022 Threat Report, four major, blossoming ransomware ...

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