Ransomware: The Moneymaker of Cybercrime

Ransomware, once simply a nuisance strain of malware used by cybercriminals to restrict access to files and data through encryption, has morphed into an attack method of epic proportions. While the threat of permanent data loss alone is jarring, cybercriminals and nation-state hackers have become sophisticated enough to use ransomware to penetrate and cripple large enterprises, federal governments, global infrastructure and healthcare organizations.

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