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Where do ransomware attacks come from?

Ransomware attacks can be perpetrated from a variety of locations. Unfortunately, threat actors often mask their IP addresses making it difficult to pinpoint their actual location. Ransomware attacks can be conducted by a lone threat actor or a group that manages the attacks.

You should always report a ransomware attack to law enforcement. By reporting a ransomware attack, you can help authorities track, investigate and prosecute ransomware attackers and prevent future attacks.