The Latest Trends in Ransomware: What You Need to Know
Ransomware attacks are undergoing significant changes, says Paul Pols, Secura's Principal Security Specialist. In his latest article, Paul outlines four critical trends that redefine the ransomware landscape:
- New tactics: Attackers are moving beyond phishing emails
- Leak sites: the amount of victims published on Darkweb leak sites keeps in increasing, signaling a likely increase in ransomware attacks
- The paying debate: The ethical quandary of paying ransoms is more divisive than ever
- Professionalization of negotiations: Their involvement is pressuring the revenue models of ransomware groups.