Attackers are employing more sophisticated ransomware attack methods and incorporating key attributes from defunct criminal groups to target individuals, according to the latest report from Kaspersky. The changes underscore evolving concerns in the cybersecurity landscape. The report, New ransomware trends in 2023, was published today ahead of Anti-Ransomware Day 2023 on Friday. According to the report, the top five ransomware groups that have the most impact and produce the most attacks have undergone significant changes in the past year. In the first half of 2022, REvil and Conti were ranked second and third respectively, in terms of attacks. However, in Q1 2023, these groups were replaced by Vice Society and BlackCat. The remaining ransomware groups in the top five for Q1 2023 are Clop and Royal.