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4 Lessons Your Organization Can Take From Atlanta's Ransomware Attack

Ransomware attackers are the muggers of the internet, looking above all else for those most easily victimized.

Is Your Computer Being Held Hostage? What to Do.

Ransomware attacks happen more than you think. Back up your files; renew your security plan and take on those hackers.

The 10 Biggest Business Lessons We Learned In 2017

There will be many more learning opportunities next year.

U.K. Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in U.S.

The indictment, filed on July 11 in Wisconsin District Court, says that 'Defendant Marcus Hutchins created the Kronos malware,' alongside another person.

Ransomware Scams Have Raked in $25 Million

A study finds that ransomware now generates 'tens of millions' of dollars in revenue for criminals.

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