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IDG Contributor Network: Stopping ransomware in its tracks

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    Allowing ransomware to enter a computer and corrupt a few files before being stomped on is the way to arrest the forward march of an attack, say computer scientists.

    The key is to not to stop ransomware getting into the system, which is hard, but to simply identify when files are beginning to be encrypted, assume something’s amiss, and then kill anything that’s causing the anomaly, researchers from the University of Florida (UF) and Villanova University say.

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