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May ransomware activity rises behind 8base, LockBit gangs


Global ransomware activity escalated last month with a 24% surge compared with April, making it the second-highest number of recorded ransomware attacks so far this year, according to new research by NCC Group.

NCC Group's global threat intelligence team publishes ransomware trends in its monthly report based on public data leak site activity and victim disclosures. Researchers discovered 436 victims in May compared with 352 in April, an increase attributed to the emergence of a new ransomware gang on NCC Group's radar.


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