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Fueled by Profits, Ransomware Persists in New Year

January 21, 2021

Different types of criminality may come and go, but when it comes to cybercrime, ransomware dominated in 2020 and looks set to continue well into the new year.

Of course, ransomware attacks these days encapsulate a whole range of behaviors, including crypto-locking systems and extorting victims to buy a decryption key, but also naming and shaming victims and stealing and leaking data, among other tactics, techniques and procedures.

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