[SecurityWeek] Understanding the Cryptocurrency-Ransomware Connection

Unfortunately for the law-abiding of the world, ransomware is an idea that caught on immediately and never lost steam. In fact, it’s grown to the point that it now contributes to a thriving cybercrime business, often targeting large sectors, including education, finance, healthcare, the legal sector, and manufacturing. According to Fortinet research, by the end of 2020, there were as many as 17,200 devices reporting ransomware each day. 

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