No More Ransom saves ransomware victims £6.5 million
The scheme unlocks 28,000 devices in its first year
- Adam Shepherd for IT Pro July 26th, 2017
- Source: http://www.itpro.co.uk/security/29104/no-more-ransom-saves-ransomware-victims-65-million
Ransomware victims have saved £6.5 million and decrypted more than 28,000 devices during the first year of the No More Ransom initiative, its creators have said. … However, ransomware gangs and cyber criminals are still making vast profits, despite these advances, new research shows. Google, Chainalysis, NYU Tandon School of Engineering and UC San Diego this week presented a paper revealing that over the past two years, ransomware victims paid out over $25 million.