Cerber Reigns as King of Ransomware; Where did Locky Go?

Cerber Reigns as King of Ransomware; Where did Locky Go?

In 2016, there were two contenders for king of ransomware: Locky and Cerber. So far in 2017, we've seen a massive shift in the battle between these two families, with Locky basically dropping out entirely and Cerber expanding its market share by a significant amount. New families such as Spora are emerging as well, setting themselves apart by touting superior customer service for its victims. This situation acts as a perfect example of how dynamic and sensitive the cybercrime world is.

From ransomware as a service, to malware specifically targeted toward Mac and Android devices...from unique distribution methods and exploit kits, to social media and tech support scams, cybercrime in 2017 has already proven to challenge even the most seasoned cybersecurity professionals.

Download this industry-leading report which analyzes:

  • What factors contributed to Cerber's rise to power in the ransomware market and the latest malware threats for Windows, Mac and Android devices;
  • Distribution methods, exploit kits and malicious spam unique to 2017;
  • Social media and tech support scams and predictions for what is yet to come.

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