Repeat Victimisation: The Threat of Double Extortion Ransomware Attacks

Repeat Victimisation: The Threat of Double Extortion Ransomware Attacks

In the last year or so, double extortion attacks have picked up the pace and made headlines, with the operators of Maze ransomware leading the way in utilising them. In the double extortion model, not only do ransomware attackers encrypt data and demand a ransom to regain access, but also threaten to publish any exfiltrated data online if their terms are not met.