Malware

Ransomware: Past, Present, and Future

Provided by Trend Micro

Category Malware

Type Analyst Report

Length 27

Publish Date July 14 2017

Date posted July 17 2017

Overview

No malware has been as successful at extorting money out of users as ransomware so it’s of little surprise that the number of known strains has consistently increased at a staggering rate since it first emerged. With the ability to encrypt files on the computers, mobile devices and servers of both businesses and individuals; users are wondering if the epidemic will ever end. This report from TrendMicro provides a detailed overview of the history and evolution of ransomware, providing recommendations on how to mitigate and prevent any future threats.

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