The modern, connected world has made a number of crimes easier to commit. Of these, extortion might have gotten the biggest boost. We’ve certainly seen the explosion in ransomware attacks over the last couple of years. While ransomware might be the exemplar of an extortion attack, any time a cybercriminal tries to get you or your organization to provide money or data in order to prevent negative consequences (ranging from smear campaigns and negative reviews to data theft and equipment hijacking), you’ve fallen victim to digital extortion. Check out this infographic for more details.