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7 ways cyber attacks have become more dangerous

  • January 09 2018, 4:00am EST
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7 ways that ransomware and hacks are becoming more dangerous
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The risk associated with ransomware is on the rise—in 2017, ransomware attacks increased by 89 percent, compared with the previous year, according to Cryptonite, which sells security technology that prevents all-attacker reconnaissance and lateral movement. “The hard evidence of the prominent rise in the use of targeted ransomware attacks against healthcare institutions in 2017 is substantial,” the company says. Here is a look at the company’s newest security report.