29 Nov 2021
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Cybercriminals Are Making, and Demanding, More Money Than Ever - In 2020, the average ransom payment by organisations increased nearly three-fold ($115,123 in 2019 to $312,493 in 2020); the highest ransom payment doubled ($5 million in 2019 to $10 million in 2020); and the highest ransomware demand also doubled ($15 million in 2019 to $30 million in 2020).
Rise of Double Extortion-At least 16 different ransomware variants are now exploiting victims by encrypting and stealing/threatening to expose data. The NetWalker ransomware gang leveraged this tactic the most, having leaked data from 113 victim organizations globally.
Healthcare, Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) and more - Healthcare was the most targeted sector in 2020 and expectations for further ransomware growth from RaaS models.