Youíre at your desk, working to finish a project on a deadline when, all of a sudden, your screen freezes and a dialogue box pops up to tell you that your computer is locked and your files will all be destroyed if you donít pay up. Unfortunately, this is not the script for a crime drama. Since many victims are willing to pay the ransom, this type of cryptomalware, is on the rise, netting millions of dollars for cybercriminals looking for a substantial return on their minimal investment.
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Common ransomware scenarios and delivery mechanisms
Trends in this growing form of cybercrime
Recommendations to help your organization avoid victimization
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