PYSA ransomware behind most double extortion attacks in November

Security analysts from NCC Group report that ransomware attacks in November 2021 increased over the past month, with double-extortion continuing to be a powerful tool in threat actors’ arsenal.

Threat actors’ focus is also shifting to entities belonging to the government sector, which received 400% more attacks than in October.

The spotlight in November was stolen by the PYSA ransomware group (aka Mespinoza), which had an explosive rise in infections, recording an increase of 50%.

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Source: Bleeping Computer