Ransomware-as-a-service empowers cybercriminals to order up infections on-demand. Is this the future of digital attacks?
According to recent reports, Cerber ransomware dominated the malware marketplace in the first months of 2017, reducing Locky to irrelevance.
According to the IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index for 2017, commercial malware made a notable comeback in 2016 and remains a top threat in 2017.
Cybercrime-as-a-service poses a new security challenge because it allows malicious actors to leverage other cybercriminals' resources to conduct attacks.
The developers behind the Petya ransomware have added a second payload that makes the malware more effective — and more dangerous.