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December 7, 2021

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CrowdStrike report finds ransomware tactics becoming more ‘cutthroat’ as threats escalate

By Sara Friedman / March 3, 2020

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...

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