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28-11-16 09:05 Age: 149 days

Dr Murdoch featured in E&T article on ransomware

Dr Steven Murdoch was featured in a E&T article about ransomware. A recent survey by a security company highlighted the extension of ransomware attacks. Dr Murdoch commented

"attackers are finding more efficient ways to force their victims to pay the ransom. New types of ransomware have been found that don’t only encrypt the victim’s data but also make an online copy. The attacker then threatens to publish the sensitive data to the world if ransom is not paid."

The full article can be find here.

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