Growth rate of Ransomware is staggering… causing senior IT staff to lose their jobs

https://www.scmagazine.com/survey-48-of-organizations-attacked-by-ransomware-over-12-month-period/article/574139/

Antivirus software having NO effect on the spread of Ransomware

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2016/11/21/traditional-antivirus-software-ransomware/

Ransomware hits record levels

https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2016/11/18/encryption-ransomware-hits-record-levels/

The latest trick cybercriminals are using to deliver Ransomware

http://www.zdnet.com/article/this-is-the-latest-new-tactic-cybercriminals-are-using-to-deliver-ransomware/

Ransomware now ranks as the top threat for financial services

http://www.darkreading.com/attacks-breaches/ransomware-raises-the-bar-again-/d/d-id/1327138

Ransomware encrypts your files while pretending to be Windows Update

https://www.neowin.net/news/fantom-ransomware-pretends-to-be-windows-update-while-it-encrypts-your-files

European police say Ransomware now tops cyber crime

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/european-police-ransomware-threat-now-tops-cyber-crime/

Another source labeling Ransomware as the biggest cybersecurity threat today

http://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-is-now-the-top-cybersecurity-threat-warns-kaspersky/

Ransomware is now the biggest cybersecurity threat | ZDNet

Big money for a single Ransomware network – $121 million in first half of 2016

http://www.csoonline.com/article/3119965/security/a-single-ransomware-network-has-pulled-in-121-million.html

Ransomware: Bad news, it’s getting worse

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/2016/05/07/ransomware-bad-news-s-getting-worse/83876342/

Study shows Ransomware wreaks havoc

http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/ransomware-wreak-havoc-2016-icit-study-says

Ransomware costs to SMBs

https://blog.continuum.net/what-does-ransomware-cost-smbs-what-can-you-do

Dirt cheap Ransomware now being sold to wannabe cybercriminals

https://threatpost.com/dirt-cheap-stampado-ransomware-sells-on-dark-web-for-39/119284/

Ransomware coming to a business near you

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbloomberg/2016/01/26/ransomware-coming-to-a-business-near-you/#6407edc97b65

Beware the rise of Ransomware!

https://enterprise.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/microsoft-in-business/healthcare-beware-the-rise-of-ransomware/

Why hospitals are the perfect targets for Ransomware

https://www.wired.com/2016/03/ransomware-why-hospitals-are-the-perfect-targets/

Incidents of Ransomware on the rise says the FBI

https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/incidents-of-ransomware-on-the-rise