Ransomware up nearly 2,000% in two years as “cyber mafia” hit business

Ransomware up nearly 2,000% in two years as “cyber mafia” hit business

Ransomware up nearly 2,000% in two years as “cyber mafia” hit business

The new generation of cyber criminals increasingly resembles traditional mafia organisations, requiring a new approach to dealing with it, according to a report by security firm Malwarebytes.

Cyber criminals have the same professional organisation as mafia gangs of the 1930s, but they also share a willingness to intimidate and paralyse victims, the report shows.

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