Different channels have designated purposes in the value chain, and every member of the channel is required to skilfully complete their task for smooth channel operations. This calls for each of the channel members to be provided with relevant sales and product training.
Ransomware initially targeted individuals through phishing or other infection techniques that required user interaction. While profitable to the cybercriminals, such campaigns took time to reach a big scale. The WannaCry attack that happened in May, took ransomware to the next level by introducing worm-based compromise of machines. This Tuesday’s attacks, named Petrwrap or Petya are part of a natural evolution of ransomware technology and build on the techniques established by WannaCry.