The ransomware ecosystem: how it functions and how to protect against it

Presented by

Ivan Kwiatkowski, Senior Security Researcher, GReAT EU

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Recently INTERPOL issued a warning about the increase of ransomware threat in the time of the pandemic. According to them, there is a significant increase in the number of attempted ransomware attacks against key organizations and infrastructure engaged in the virus response. In fact, ransomware has been recognized as one of the most significant threats for businesses for a few years now, but not many actually know how profoundly it has developed over the past few years. As massive b2c ransomware campaigns ceased to be attractive, cyber criminals turned to those, who actually pay up – organizations. In this webinar, Ivan Kwiatkowski, senior security researcher at Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) will explain how: •the ransomware and cybercrime ecosystem is now structured •the infection process in organizations takes place •to secure your data and avoid falling victim to ransomware
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