Inside Ransomware

Ransomware, it’s a big deal. But how much do you know about this cybersecurity threat?

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[i] David Fitzpatrick and Drew Griffin, “Ransomware is expected to gross cyberthieves $1 billion in 2016 says FBI,”  CNN Money, April 15, 2016 (http://money.cnn.com/2016/04/15/technology/ransomware-cyber-security/) [ii] “40 Percent of Enterprises Hit by Ransomware in the Last Year,” Secuirty Magazine, August 4, 2016 (http://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/87332-percent-of-enterprises-hit-by-ransomware-in-the-last-year) [iii] Ibid. [iv] Ibid. [v] Nick Gerda, “Transportation Authority Kept Secret Cyber Attack That Cost $600,000,” VoiceOC, August 2, 2016 (https://voiceofoc.org/2016/08/transportation-authority-kept-secret-cyber-attack-that-cost-600000/) [vi] “40 Percent of Enterprises Hit by Ransomware in the Last Year,” Secuirty Magazine, August 4, 2016 (http://www.securitymagazine.com/articles/87332-percent-of-enterprises-hit-by-ransomware-in-the-last-year) [vii] Cisco, “Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report,” 2016 [viii] Rick Correa, “How Fast Does Ransomware Encrypt Files? Faster than You Think,” Barkley, 2016 (https://blog.barkly.com/how-fast-does-ransomware-encrypt-files) [ix] Ibid.