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What value would you place on your data?
Nov 27, 2013 / Uncategorized /
It was October 2013 when the first PC in the UK became infected with the malware Cryptolocker. This nasty piece of malware encrypts your data files then generously offers you the chance to decrypt your files by paying a ransom. Since October it is becoming more and more widespread and is a real threat to UK businesses and home users. Ransomware is not a new concept but Cryptolocker is the first which uses commercial-grade RSA encryption and seems to have become more widespread than any other ...