Digi- hostage rise

Digi- hostage rise

Tech November 11, 2015 10:45

- Criminals go in 2016 further take computers hostage. The ransom for release of important files is becoming increasingly lucrative. Companies also get infected with ' ransomware '.

This can happen when staff working in a private mail opens with an attachment that contains a virus. If this happens on a PC connected to a corporate network, attackers can encrypt corporate data.

Intel Security warns you in its annual forecast of cyber threats. Anonymous networks (Tor) and payment methods such as bitcoins hunt this form of blackmail to. Another target of attackers are people who use at work from the privacy insufficiently secure cloud services. Criminals can penetrate so relatively easy for companies. The solution is to encrypt all outgoing data.

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