RANSOMWARE

Ransomware is a type of malware that blocks access to the victim’s data and threatens to publish or delete it unless a ransom is paid.

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How Ransomware Attacks

What defenders should know about the most prevalent and persistent malware families Ransomware’s behavior is its Achilles' heel, which is why Sophos spends so much time studying it.

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The security ledger podcast

In this week’s episode, #151: Cesar Cerrudo, the head of research at the firm IOActive joins us to talk about the recent spate of massive ransomware payouts and why municipal government networks are the favorite target of hackers these days.

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