Episode 2: The Rise of Ransomware

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Ben Hammersley, Matt Aldridge and Grayson Milbourne

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Ransomware 2021, the exciting three-part series, explores ransomware, how businesses and individuals are attacked, and what they can do to address this surging form of cybercrime. In Episode 2, our experts chart the rise of ransomware from offers to “help” individuals clean up their computers to multi-billion-dollar worldwide racket. They examine the advances in internet technology that made it possible and the specific security lapses that lead to individual victims being compromised.

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