Ransomware groups are shifting towards smaller targets, but ones where they can still guarantee a significant payday

The cost and risk of executing ransomware attacks is going up, making it harder for cyber criminals to carry them out, which could lead to a decline in the number of overall ransomware attacks. But that could mean some ransomware victims end up paying a heavier price.

Ransomware is still running rampant, with several major incidents in the last week alone, but according to analysis by cybersecurity company Coveware, there are signs that recent changes could reduce the total number of ransomware attacks.

But while the number of attacks could fall, there’s the possibility that the ransom demands made by successful ransomware groups could rise.

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Source: ZDNet