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Crypto Ransomware Officially Eclipses Screen-Blocker Ransomware
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David Balaban,
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12/8/2016 | 10:08:44 AM
Re: Silver lining
I understand you mean only private computer users. I encountered locky ransomware on my working laptop. all my working files got encrypted.  I began exploring  the ransomware. Here is my conclusion: there is a lot of information on this topic in the web, including this site, but people don't understand the danger of ransomware, do not take preventive measures, and look for a solution only after their computer are already affected.
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Whoopty,
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6/23/2016 | 7:24:51 AM
Silver lining
Considering how far off we seem to be from having any decent recourse when this sort of malware hits, the only comforting idea is that it's focusing more on businesses than individuals. While businesses have more financial potential for the hackers, they also have more insurance and data stolen affects profits, not hearts and lives. 

Losing all of your family photos is devastating and irreplaceable. While losing business documents is terrible, it's far more preferable.


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