2017 – Year of the Ransomware; What Does 2018 Hold?
- January 18, 2018
- Posted by: Josh Baucke
- Category: Security
2017 has been dubbed The Year of Ransomware by security companies and tech enthusiasts alike. In 2016, Ransomware creators earned an estimated $400,000, and in 2017 they stepped it up by raking in almost $6.5 million. Extortion via ransomware has increased exponentially. Due to the massive increase in ransomware’s popularity, companies are preparing for an