Typical 4 Channels Through Which Ransomware Is Distributed

 

Tim Ismilyaev, CEO & Founder of Mana Security speaks on how hackers work and what minimum protective measures everyone should implement on their personal computers.

The G7 countries have banded together against ransomware hacking attacks on schools, hospitals and companies. During the pandemic, this number of attacks only intensified. Representatives from seven countries: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States have said they will be sharing information related to such threats, including financial information, cyber tactics and procedures, to guide and coordinate actions. Of particular concern to G7 representatives is the fact that criminals often demand ransom payments with virtual assets.

History

Criminals in 2012 gradually started to switch focus from stealing money to demanding a ransom for “kidnapped” data. Financial institutions have been actively combating cyberattacks for a long time. These efforts have several vital results:

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