Read Lucian Constantin explain why ransomware is the biggest threat on CSO Online :
Ransomware attacks have matured over the years, adopting more stealthy and sophisticated techniques, while at the same time fixing many of the implementation errors that earlier iterations had. Moreover, some attacks are now gaining a new data leak component, which exposes companies to more than the traditional data loss associated with ransomware. The trends observed over the past year indicate that these attacks are not going away and are likely to increase in frequency. Ransomware started out as a consumer threat, representing an aggressive evolution over the scareware attacks that used to trick people into paying fake fines or buying rogue software to fix non-existent issues.
Read his full article here.