Ransomware has come to be a customary instrument in the arsenal of cybercriminals who routinely attack individuals and organizations. Under such circumstances, their victims experience financial damage either by owning up to large ransomware payouts or by bearing the price of recovering from attacks. By Alina Georgiana Petcu.
Unfortunately, ransom demands can sometimes be in the millions of dollars. Below, you will find the most significant confirmed ransomware payouts of all time to illustrate just how costly falling victim to this kind of attack can be.
The article also covers:
- Top 5 ransomware payouts of all time
- 2019 ransomware stats
- 2020 ransomware stats
- 2021 ransomware stats
- Average ransomware payouts trend
- Cumulative ransomware payouts trend
- To pay or not to pay the ransom?
Ransomware payouts and the attacks that lead to them are on the rise yet again in 2021. And while paying the ransom is an expensive affair in itself, mitigation after the fact is even costlier. Good read![Read More]