Q3 cyber threat study by Kaspersky Lab says ransomware modifications have risen 3.5 times and newer countries are coming under attack.
The IT threat evolution report for Q3 says cybercriminals appear to have moved to greener pastures with places like Croatia, South Korea, Tunisia, and Bulgaria featuring for the first time in the list of the top five ransomware-attacked countries.
Also noticeable was Trojan-Downloader.JS.Cryptoload being behind most of the attacks with CTB-Locker, Locky and CryptXXX highly popular.
“Crypto ransomware continues to be one of the most dangerous threats, both to private users and to businesses,” explains Fedor Sinitsyn of Kaspersky Lab.
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