The State of Ransomware in 2020
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Kim is the Head of Research at Chainalysis, where she examines trends in cryptocurrency economics and crime. She was trained in economics at the London School of Economics and in politics at Oxford University. Previously, she explored technological advancements in developing countries as an academic research associate at the London School of Economics, and was an economics researcher at the New York City Economic Development Corporation.
Complimentary webinar, presented by Chainalysis
If you’re following trends in crypto crime, 2020 could be called the Year of Ransomware. As the COVID pandemic raged, cybercriminals took advantage by launching more ransomware attacks than ever before, with victim payments rising compared to 2019. In a preview to the annual Chainalysis crypto crime report, Head of Research Kim Grauer will dive into:
- Trends in ransomware between 2019 and 2020
- Breaking down the ransomware ecosystem
- Types of criminals that enable such massive destruction