Most ransomware payments are used to fund many further attacks

New research has shown that when cybercriminals manage to extort money from a ransomware victim, they rarely use the cash for the holidays – instead, they use the newly acquired funds to fund more cybercrime activities.

AND report (opens in a new tab) from Trend Micro claims that while only 10% of ransomware victims pay the ransom, the amount paid is often used in future attacks.



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