Top Ransomware campaign managers stand to make $90k annually

Mostly automated, Ransomware campaigns require very little skill and offer decent payouts – even for the lower-tier criminals.

By Steve Ragan

A brief report issued by Flashpoint this morning examines a recent Ransomware campaign, which so far has generated a serious amount of profit considering it takes little effort to operate. It’s an interesting read, albeit a short one.

Tracking a campaign operating out of Russia since December 2015, Flashpoint says that the typical head of a Ransomware operation stands to earn about $90,000 a year, or about $7,500 per month.

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