According to contributor Ken Dwight, the bad guys are targeting managed services providers (MSPs) because, as a channel partner, MSPs have a one-to-many relationship with multiple clients.
Simple math. Hack an MSP and gain access to, on average, potentially two dozen client sites in the small and medium business sector.
“Yes – this ransomware is starting to target us MSPs because it’s the door to a larger community of clients.” Shared contributor Michael Jenkin. “