Attacked by Ransomware? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Pay Upby@David_Balaban

Attacked by Ransomware? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Pay Up

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Cybercriminals are clever enough to demand affordable ransoms. Victims who succumb to the extortion end up fueling the ransomware economy and unwittingly cause a domino effect. The most impactful method to stop the epidemic in its tracks is to refrain from submitting the ransom. Cybercrime is evolving and so does digital extortion, says Roland Martin. In the aftermath of this, you run the money and the data and the money, the money is the food and the food for the crooks, Martin says.

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