New research brings the shady ecosystem of ransomware payments into focus. Ransomware attacks, which encrypt and hold a pc user’s files hostage in exchange for a payment, extort millions of dollars from individuals each and every month and now comprise the fastest-growing forms of cyber attack. In a research paperRead More →


Cybercrime is very much a psychological game and ransomware is no exception. Psychology plays a major role in nearly all aspects of ransomware from the instant an attack is launched, to the moment the victim pays—or sometimes refuses to pay—said ransom. The Psychology of Ransomware Distribution Ransomware is mainly distributed through instant messages,Read More →