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Pay and embolden ransomware criminals or lose precious data?

The decision has become even more difficult as experts warn against paying any money.

"In general, the advice is not to pay. The perpetrators may not release your data, or you'll be considered a target for future attacks." - Kevin Kalinich, global cyber-risk expert at Aon

ROBERT Gren was working from home on a Friday when, all of a sudden, his laptop stopped working.

What he initially thought was just a kink in his computer's software was in fact part of a global ransomware attack that has affected more than 200,000 computers and caused untold havoc from...

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