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Impact of Ransomware In 2017

As we know the world of cyber security growing day by day and hackers initiated new ways of hacking which are more advanced as cyber security professionals lacked and increases the ratio of attacks.

Recently SonicWall published its 2017 annual threat report which indicates the growth of Ransomware the new but known techniques of attacker.

Perhaps the area where cyber criminals advanced the most was in the deployment of ransomware. According the SonicWall GRID Threat Network, ransomware attacks grew 167 times since 2015, from 3.8 million in 2015 to 638 million in 2016. The reason for this increase was likely a perfect storm of factors, including the rise of ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) and mainstream access to Bitcoin. Another reason might simply be that as cybersecurity teams made it difficult for cyber criminals to make money in other ways, they had to look for a new paycheck.  As we see the popularity of ransomware between 2015 and 2016 was incredible. SonicWall also reports that …