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Ransomware attacks are steep upward, and the gradient isn't softening its progression. The average ransom payment in the first three months of 2021 was USD220,298 — a significant rise from USD154,108 in the last quarter of 2020. A new wave of attacks adopting the approach called "double-extortion" in cyberspace is the most effective way to force victims to pay a ransom even if they can recover their information using data backups. With double extortion attacks, the availability of a backup could become worthless, and attackers' threat of a data leak can stress the victim's urge to pay.