Ransomware isn’t all it’s cracked up to be
All ransomware is not created equal and therefore should not be universally feared, a researcher will tell the Black Hat 2015 conference this week.
In fact, some ransomware – which locks up infected computers until a demanded sum is paid – makes false claims about the damage it is capable of doing, and some of the data it purports to seize can be recovered, says Engin Kirda, the cofounder and chief architect at Lastline Labs.
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