How Ransomware Evolved

In a webnar that details how MegaCortex, the most recent Ransomware, attacks the network, the presenter from Sophos briefly introduced how Ransomware evolved over the years, way back from 1989 when an AIDS trojan was spread by 20K floppy disks via postal office to most recent years attacks including WannaCry in 2017 and MegaCortex in 2019.

Guess how many type of ransomware out there? Believe it or not, there are thousands, definitely not covered by the image below:

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