The Real Cost of Ransomware

Ransomware is an expensive cybercrime and getting more so all the time. Payouts have risen massively in the past few years. But while ransomware payment amounts make headlines, the real costs go far beyond what’s paid to the attackers.  How Ransomware Works Now Ransomware has always been a problem. But…

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What Happens to Victims When a Ransomware Gang Vanishes?

Not long after launching a major supply chain attack in July 2021, the REvil ransomware gang went offline. The group’s infrastructure, including its surface and dark web portals used for ransom negotiations and data leaks, shut down on July 12, according to Bleeping Computer. Russian digital crime forum XSS banned…

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