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IP Expo Nordic and getting Popp’d by ransomware

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Sep 29, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    Ransomware has become all the rage in the security field these days. Both from the perspective of the writers and the defenders. The media is lousy with these articles and I’m apparently not above writing about it myself. This has been grabbing the headlines in a big way simply because of the insidious nature of it.

    This is a problem that won’t go away anytime soon as there is a significant revenue potential here for the criminals that leverage this sort of software. Think of the reduced risk level and the amount of the reward. The risk for a criminal to walk in to a bank with a gun and a sack with a dollar sign on the side are not trifling. There are all sorts of variables to take into account.

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