Verizon report: Ransomware runs rampant, responsible for 39% of malware-caused breaches

(Source: SC Magazine) Itsik Mantin, head of data security research at Imperva, said in comments the proliferation of ransomware is “anything but surprising,” considering that the ransomware economy is “going through industrialization, allowing attackers to [launch] campaigns from building blocks they purchase or obtain in dark net forums…”.