Ransomware Attacks


A data-visualisation of recent and notable ~630 ransomware attacks. A work in progress. Updated regularly.

» see the data
» see our companion viz: World’s Biggest Data Breaches

Interactive data-visualisation made with VizSweet.

» Russia says it has neutralized the cutthroat REvil ransomware gang (15th Jan 2022)

: 9th Jan 24 – added embedded datasheet
: 14th Nov 23 – added 360+ attacks 2022-2023
: 10th Jul 22 – added massive “Kaseya” ransomware attack plus 100 more discovered in 2021
: 25th Jun 21 – broke out the Petya, NotPetya, and WannaCry large-scale multi-company ransomware attacks into separate bubbles. Kept the specific Russian & Ukrainian targets of Petya & NotPetya inside their respective bubbles.
: 23rd Jun 21 – Fixed an error showing many ransoms as $5. Boosted size & impact ratings for Peyta, WannaCry and other large, multi-system ransomware attacks