Even criminals have an off day. After all, human-led ransomware attacks are just that; human. Which means the criminals behind them can often make errors.
While ransomware adversaries can appear scary to defenders, with a lot of bravado to back up their threats, mistakes reveal that there are many examples of ransomware attacks that, unfortunately for the criminals, didn’t go according to plan.
Here are the top five ransomware adversary mishaps Sophos Rapid Response incident responders recently spotted during investigations.
1. Go Ahead, Make My Day