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May 15 2017   6:26PM GMT


Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


Ransomware is malicious code that is used by cybercriminals to launch data kidnapping and lockscreen attacks. Continued…

Quote of the Day

“Ransomware attacks happen, but the important thing is to minimize the impact and demonstrate a timely recovery.” – Mike O. Villegas

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Five ways to prevent a ransomware infection through network security
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Cheap ransomware as a service arrives for malicious actors
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Ransomware hasn’t been in the news for _______ but it seems to be making a comeback.
a. a while
b. awhile

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