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Cyberattacks involving extortion are rising, says Verizon

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 05:50


CYBERATTACKS involving ransomware - in which criminals use malicious software to encrypt a users' data and then extort money to unencrypt it - increased 50 per cent in 2016, according to a report from Verizon Communications Inc.

And criminals increasingly shifted from going

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