Palo Alto Networks


Ransomware Trends: Higher Ransom Demands, More Extortion Tactics

Today, as we publish our 2022 Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report, we’re once again reporting that payments hit new records as cybercriminals increasingly turned to dark web “leak sites” where they pressured victims to pay up by threatening to release sensitive data.

A year ago, Unit 42 released its 2021 Unit 42 Ransomware Threat Report, which documented how cybercriminals had used the windfall profits generated fr...

Mar 24, 2022

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