Cyber Extortion Thriving Thanks to Accellion FTA Hits

This Data Breach alert was published at 27.04.2021 15.34 on Data Breach Today.

Coveware: Ransom Payment Rises to $220,298, Presaging More Supply-Chain Attacks
Ransomware continues to prove a reliable moneymaker for criminals, with the average cyber extortion payoff rising to $220,298, reports ransomware incident response firm Coveware. Zero-day attacks and shakedowns targeting Accellion File Transfer Appliance users helped boost criminals’ profits.

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