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Ransomware

What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malicious virus that blocks your access to your own files or will threaten to distribute this information unless a ransom is paid. More advanced versions use cryptoviral extortion which will encrypt the user’s data and a ransom must be paid in order to unencrypt the information. In May 2017 the extremely high-profile “WannaCry Worm” was a Ransomware deployed which targeted Microsoft Windows OS and was able to travel between user...