30% Of Companies Would Pay Ransoms To Cybercriminals
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30% Of Companies Would Pay Ransoms To Cybercriminals

Factor in under-reporting and the growing sophistication of ransomware — like PacMan’s social engineering scheme — and the number might be higher.

Source: www.darkreading.com

Ransomware is getting more and more sophisticated, and so are the criminals behind it. Take the PacMan example where Danish Chiropractors are targeted. Not a high profile group but anyone doing business or having money is a potential target.

Ransomware is fully automated and simple to acquire. SW can be ordered on the Dark Net hidden by TOR. It is the new street mugging or shop hold-up, that can hit anyone that unsuspiciously clicks on links in emails or on websites.

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30% Of Companies Would Pay Ransoms To Cybercriminals