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Big Business Ransomware: A Lucrative Market in the Underground Economy
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OferI678
OferI678,
User Rank: Apprentice
7/20/2016 | 1:48:57 PM
Agreed 100%
I couldn't agree with your more Michael.  All types of attacks go through an optimization process whereby the attackers look to maximize their ROI and do so in various manners whether it's via tools and techniques or business optimization, sort of their Go To Market if you will.

The attackers have indeed realized that going after the corporates will yield higher payouts and this shift is felt strongly in various industries.  Unfortunately we've just scratched the surface and the stakes will increase.

Organizations who are not prepared yet to handle this threat should definitely look to do that sooner rather than later.
David Balaban
David Balaban,
User Rank: Strategist
12/8/2016 | 10:07:38 AM
Re: Agreed 100%
I think that hackers are well aware that asking for an exorbitant ransom is not profitable. According to the rules of the market economy, they will raise the rates as long as companies will be willing to pay it. Then they just change the approach.
The fact is that the backup for the corporate companies requires additional resources, namely removable drive with a huge memory. I understand that everyone cannot afford it.


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