2023年4月，全球新增的活跃勒索软件家族有:CrossLock、UNIZA、RTM Locker、DarkAngels、Money Message等。其中DarkAngels是一款双重勒索软件，但尚未在其数据泄露网站公开过受害者信息
Zero-click vulnerabilities have become more and more popular in recent years, and the bounty for full exploit chains has also surged. In 2019, Apple Security Bounty even raised the reward up to one million US dollars for zero-click kernel code execution with persistence and kernel PAC bypass.
Qihoo 360 discovered and revealed cyber-attacks by the CIA hacking group (APT-C-39) which lasts for eleven years against China. Several industry sectors have been targeted including aviation organizations, scientific research institutions, petroleum industry, Internet companies, and government agencies.