Ransom to holiday snaps

Ransom to holiday snaps

Tech July 26, 2016 08:15

- Victims of cybercrime often turn out to respond to the demand for computer criminals to pay ransom after kidnapping of their computer. The police just does not recommend doing this.

A call from this newspaper to victims of 'ransomware' which files are encrypted unwittingly yielded a flood of responses. Individuals attach great value to their vacation photos and snapshots of loved ones and pay big bucks. Entrepreneurs also need geldeis because the hostage puts the company flat.

A new police website ontsleutelingscodes to counteract the rise of ransomware.
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