Cyber-crooks now prefer ransomware to botnets. Yep, firms are paying up – Cyber Parse

CryptoWall most prevalent nasty – survey
File-encrypting ransomware has eclipsed botnets to become the main threat to enterprises, according to Trend Micro.

During the fourth quarter of 2015, 83 per cent of all data extortion attacks were made with the use of crypto-ransomware.

CryptoWall topped the list of 2015’s most notorious ransomware families, with a 31 per cent share.

Source: Cyber-crooks now prefer ransomware to botnets. Yep, firms are paying up – Cyber Parse