Thursday February 27, 2020

Ransomware: paying the price in bitcoin

If you’re the victim of a ransomware attack, expect to fork out a hefty fee to get your files back

27th November, 2016
Dermot Hayden, Ireland country manager for Sophos

When it comes to analysing the security landscape at the moment, there are a few topics that come up again and again with specialists, and chief among them are ransomware and concern with complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

“To take them in order, ransomware is a kind of malicious software or malware that takes over a machine, encrypting files, servers, external storage and any network connections that might be connected to it,”...

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