Ransomware update: Q1 and Q2 2021

By David Gewirtz

Ransomware attacks seem to have picked up incredible steam
in 2021.

Whether to pay the ransom is a tough practical and moral
question. Obviously, it's terrible practice to reward these criminals for their
actions. Every time they score a payout, they're encouraged to attack again.
Ransomware is proving very profitable for the bad guys.

But more and more companies are paying the ransom, reasoning
that this is really just another business negotiation and it's cheaper to...