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Ransomware driving cyberattackers' profits to record levels

Wednesday 27 July 2016 | 14:02 CET | News
Increasingly sophisticated strains of ransomware are driving cyberattackers' profits to record levels, according to Cisco's 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report. So far this year, ransomware has grown to become the most profitable malware type in history due to the unprepared nature of organisations all over the world. Fragile infrastructure, poor network hygiene and slow detection rates are providing ample time and air cover for adversaries to operate, said Cisco.

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