These days encryptors are very popular and have many varieties. The hackers’ appetites are growing and more advanced counterparts are coming to replace the extortionist WannaCry. The young Ryuk hybrid virus is a trend of 2019.
It is necessary to continue developing security measures, as the level of cyber threats grows every year. The new tender of the European Commission speaks about a program to increase cyber-resistance to Eastern Partnership countries. The European Union allocates more than 3.2 million euros for the development of this program.
There was a rapid growth of encryption programs in 2017. The most striking attacks were WannaCry, exPetr and BadRabbit. The attacks were aimed at businesses, and cyber security experts are looking for a way to stop the spread of the virus. Experts say that WannaCry has not been destroyed yet.