Research: 64% of ransomware attackers cash in cash through encrypted exchanges

US blockchain intelligence company Chainalysis claims that 64% of ransomware attacks wash money through cryptocurrency exchanges when cashing cash. Ransomware attacks involve the use of malware to infect targets and ransom payment requirements, usually in cryptocurrency. Chainalysis has found that 38 exchanges receive funds directly from addresses associated with ransomware attacks, but did not disclose the name of the exchange.