December 7, 2021
CrowdStrike report finds ransomware tactics becoming more ‘cutthroat’ as threats escalate
A new report from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike digs into how financially motivated cybercrime activity grew in 2019 with a spike in cyber-threat actors conducting data exfiltration in an effort to weaponize sensitive data.
“Going into 2019, CrowdStrike Intelligence anticipated that big game hunting (BGH) — targeted, criminally motivated, enterprise-wide ransomware attacks — was expected to continue at least at the 2018 pace. However, what was observed was not just a continuation but an escalation,” said CrowdStrike in the report released...