Ransomware has become one of the most dangerous threats for organizations worldwide. Cybercriminal organizations and ransomware gangs have devised new business models that are attracting a broad range of advanced threat actors. It is quite easy today for cybercrime groups to launch a cyber attack benefitting from the Ransomware-as-a-Service model causing damages of any size.
The ENISA THREAT LANDSCAPE FOR RANSOMWARE ATTACKS report aims to bring new insights into the reality of ransomware incidents through mapping and studying ransomware incidents from May 2021 to June 2022. The findings are worrisome.
Ransomware operations continue to evolve and are becoming more efficient and causing more devastating attacks. The double-extortion model could expose the most private information of targeted entities on the Internet to the highest bidder.
The main highlights of the ENISA THREAT LANDSCAPE FOR RANSOMWARE ATTACKS report include the following:
Another important aspect to consider when dealing with this threat is that the number of publicly disclosed incidents is just the tip of the iceberg.
The report includes recommendations to increase resilience against ransomware attacks and respond to this threat, enjoy it!
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(SecurityAffairs – hacking, ENISA)