Sophos identifies top three security trends for 2021

November 18, 2020
A North Korean national is identified in a complaint for involvement in a range of cyberattacks, including the cyberattack against Sony Pictures in 2014, and the WannaCry 2.0 ransomware attack. Sophos pointed to the expansion of ransomware operators as one of the top trends to watch in 2021. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
  • A widening gap between ransomware operators at different ends of the spectrum. 
  • Security team will need to focus on commodity malware, including loaders and botnets, or human-operated initial access brokers. 
  • All adversaries will abuse legitimate tools, well-known utilities and common network destinations.
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