Setting a trap using deceptive techniques may just snare many a hacker.
Another 54 percent refuse to pay but are able to recover their data anyway, a recent survey found.
The organizations have been targeted with ransom demands ranging from $30,000 to $150,000.
Google is increasing the amount it pays for RCE vulnerabilities by 57 percent, and payouts for other security flaws are rising as well.
Last year saw a volume of mobile malware equivalent to half of all the malware detected over the previous 11 years, according to a recent report.
And 50 percent change their attack methodologies with every target, a recent survey found.
VIDEO: Bryan Sartin, Managing Director of the Verizon RISK Team detailS some of the highlights of the report and the broader VERIS methodology for detailing data breaches.
Legendary breach reporter Troy Hunt details some of things he has learned from working with more than a billion publicly dumped records.
More than 1,445,000 users were hit by ransomware in 2016, according to a recent report.
RSA Conference cryptographers panel laments current internet security, as both the internet and many of the security measures to secure it are broken.
Reasons for the surge include the rise of ransomware as a service, easier access in the underground market, and the low cost of conducting an attack.
The hackers demanded 2 Bitcoins in payment to return control of the systems back to the hotel -- and the hotel says it had no choice but to pay.
Email addresses, passwords and IP addresses were exposed.