The LockBit ransomware group was the most active in the world last year, according to a new advisory, and has collected nearly $100 million in ransoms in three years.
A BlackCat ransomware version announced in February includes new abilities allowing attackers to evade detection and analysis.
From safe haven countries to crackdowns on cryptocurrency exchanges used for ransomware payments, Megan Stifel talks about how the security ecosystem is putting pressure on ransomware threat groups.
Researchers with Symantec said the threat actor behind the campaign, Blacktail, hasn’t been linked to any existing cybercrime group.
Megan Stifel, chief strategy officer for the Institute for Security and Technology and executive director of the Ransomware Task Force, talks about the multitude of efforts being made in tackling the ransomware threat landscape.