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Microsoft: Ransomware Decline Reversed in March 2017
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9/8/2017 | 4:43:01 PM
Ransomeware Upsurge in 2017
I now neglect to worry about what type of malware is causing havoc. The problem is simple (not necessarily the solution); the internet is full of holes, like a sieve, and the need is to tackle the holes and not the individual shape of the holes (type of malware). Even the old vintage malware methods still work today which must tell the intelligent person that the 'patch, watch, pray and hope' methods aren't working. What is needed is a review  of all flaky products which fuel the internet and make them fit a new, secure architecture or be replaced. Governments and large companies can enforce this new regime as a condition of purchase; no fit new standard, no buy. It is done in other IT areas. There are too many people making good livings out of the status quo, for example, people in the know selling security services to gullible companies in the knowledge that their income is  safe in the current status of cybersecurity, sometimes relying on the old standby of FUD.


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