• North America has become the world's biggest ransomware target as DeFi and crypto use expands, study shows

    2 days ago - By Business Insider

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    North America has become the world's biggest victim of ransomware attacks, a study by Chainalysis showed.
    Most of the crypto-based attacks were associated with Russia-based cybercriminal groups, the study added.
    In July, President Joe Biden urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to do more to address ransomware attacks.
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    North America has become the world's biggest victim of ransomware attacks - paying a hefty $131 million in cryptocurrency to criminals in the span of a year - in step with the rapid rise...
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