RaaS operations give attackers of low skill level the means to conduct ransomware attacks, hence the need for organizations to be better prepared to defend themselves against RansomOps because the barrier to entry is now so low and the number of ransomware attacks has increased.more →
The money trail behind ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS)
A recent report published by Check Point Threat Intelligence Team has revealed interesting information about the Cerber ransomware operation. Cerber makes money by infecting victims’ machines, encrypting their files, and then charging them money (starting at ~$600) to decrypt them.
Cerber is an example of cybercrime as a professional, if criminal, business.more →