Major organisations targeted with easy and cheap ransomware attacks

Sooraj Shah
Ransomware the favoured 'get rich quick' scheme for cyber crooks

Ransomware the favoured 'get rich quick' scheme for cyber crooks

Cost of ransomware attacks are minimal, while profits 'could reach thousands of dollars', claims Kaspersky

There has been a huge rise in targeted ransomware attacks on large organisations, according to research by Kaspersky. Anton Ivanov, a researcher at Kaspersky, said that in late 2016, his team de...

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