The firms that piggyback on ransomware attacks for profit

    Date25 Apr 2018
    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Being hit by ransomware must be bad enough when you don’t have a secure backup of your critical data that you can turn to. Just imagine how it feels to then be ripped off a second time by the data recovery firm you turn to for help in your moment of panic. It seems there are firms out there who are charging ransomware victims a hefty premium for the safe return of your data - when all that’s actually happening is they are paying the ransom on your behalf.
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