The actors behind the various Windows ransomware packages changed their tactics to prise money out of their victims' hands in October last year, but it remains to be seen whether their use of social pressure will be more profitable than methods used earlier, a researcher from global security firm Sophos has observed.
Ransomware attacks are generally assumed to hit like a thief at night, often occurring on the weekends when security staff are thinking of anything but work.
The tactics employed by cyber criminals who deploy Windows ransomware on systems for monetary gain have changed over the last 10 months in order to evade detection by endpoint security that has improved markedly, a researcher from the global security firm Sophos claims.
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