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Cryptocurrency Scams Replacing Ransomware as Attackers' Fave
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11/18/2020 | 1:04:05 PM
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9/2/2018 | 3:40:11 AM
Re: Smartcric Pendulum
Yes sir, agree with your say, spam is not an option and we are not still prepared to take and control Ransomware. Innovation is a must to be done thing to protect from smartcric ransomware.
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Joe Stanganelli,
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8/30/2018 | 11:51:53 PM
Pendulum
There's definitely been a big turn over the past so-many years. The spam business isn't what it used to be, allowing ransomware to really take off as a business model. The pendulum appears to be swinging back to the parasitic approach to malicious hacking as these bad actors realize that they may get more bang for their buck (and risk profile) in the long run via cryptojacking.


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