RansomOps: Not Your Parent’s Ransomware

RansomOps: Not Your Parent’s Ransomware

It’s no secret that in recent years ransomware gangs have upped their game. There were over 300 million attacks in the first half of 2021 alone, according to one report, a 151% increase year-over-year.

And payment demands have gone up–last year the average ransom payment was around $570,000, although we did see CNA Financial fork out an unprecedented $40 million to Evil Corp  and one gang asking an audacious $50 million.

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