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40% agrees to pay ~£300 as hacker’s ransom

by: Omri Toppol
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Would you agree to pay around ~£300 as a ransom if you got hacked?

“Research finds 40% of victims of CryptoLocker, a form of malware, have agreed to pay a ransom of around £300 to recover files, Their research also reveals that the prevalence of this type of ransomware (or malware) which makes personal files inaccessible by encrypting them – equates to approximately one case in 30, much higher than previous estimates suggested.”

This is a must read, click here to read the full article, it was posted by Katie Newton (from the University of Kent)

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Written by  Omri Toppol

Omri is LogDog's marketing guy. He is passionate about technology, digital marketing and helping online users to stay safe and secure

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