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Cyber ransom emerging as credible threat: Symantec

Majority of threats are aimed at directly or indirectly making money from victims
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 05:50
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CRYPTO RANSOMWARE: According to Symantec, Singapore recorded 6,400 instances of ransomware attacks

Singapore

BEING waylaid for extortion, robbery and even ransom are nightmares usually associated with unsafe neighbourhoods and lonely roads. These are places best avoided, but unfortunately very few people heed the caution when visiting cyber equivalents of unsafe neighbourhoods when