Hackers get businesses to download ransomware viruses by tricking employees into clicking on phishing emails or exploiting software security vulnerabilities. Once downloaded, ransomware's objective is to lock up proprietary data, including backups, and even cloud data. The hacker then demands a crypto-currency payment to unlock the data within a time window to destroy all the data. Ransomware damages exceeded $5,000,000,000 in 2017.
Wire Transfer Fraud:
Hackers manipulate senior executive officers, employees, or clients with the intention of tricking the business or their client into wiring money into the hacker's bank account. Successful unauthorized funds transfer fraud hacking methods consist of stealing login credentials via phishing or key-logging malware, financial data manipulation, and corporate identity theft. Any business that is transferring money regularly is a target.