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Imagining The Ransomware Of The Future
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Azathoth
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Azathoth,
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4/14/2016 | 10:10:55 AM
Protection Money
What happens when ransomware becomes protectionware?  Instead of one payment you have to make regular "protection" payments to keep your data from being relocked?
Whoopty
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Whoopty,
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4/12/2016 | 7:45:55 AM
Cloud concern
This is my real concern when it comes to the growth of cloud computing also. By storing all data in singular locations, we run the risk of millions of people being affected in one fell swoop. 

For starters, I hope companies are paying attention and have insurance to cover the mass encryption of customer data, but also I want to see new measures put in place to protect against this kind of attack. Cold storage data that is backed up regularly, but hardware disconnected from the internet otherwise. 


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