Cybercriminals increasingly taking aim at businesses

2018 has been the year when cryptominers first dethroned ransomware as the most prevalent threat due to a meteoric spike in Bitcoin value in late 2017, then slowly trailed off when it began to nosedive. It’s also been the year of the mega breach (Facebook, Marriott, MyHeritage, Quora, etc.), the year when extortionists and sextortionists began increasingly capitalizing on stale PII from old breaches, and the year when malicious spam replaced exploits as the favorite attack vector.

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