A reset on ransomware: Dominant variants differ from prior years

As seen on Intel471’s blog:

There’s been a shift in the ransomware-as-a-service ecosystem.

Be it due to law enforcement, infighting amongst groups or people abandoning variants altogether, the RaaS groups dominating the ecosystem at this point in time are completely different than just a few months ago. Yet, even with the shift in the variants, ransomware incidents as a whole are still on the rise.

From July to September 2021, Intel 471 observed 612 ransomware attacks that can be attributed to 35 different ransomware variants.

Read more at Intel471.

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