The Continued Evolution of Ransomware in APJ

As discussed in my previous article, ransomware was arguably the most notorious cyber threat for businesses in 2016. Ransomware caused severe disruptions to victims in different industries and countries, forcing them to shut down business and, in some cases, pay ransom with the hope of speed recovery. Although malware spam messages that distribute ransomware look rather rudimentary, the actual payload is well-targeted and destructive, especially for businesses. When ransomware was only targeting consumers, it would only encrypt data that’s stored on local hard disk of compromised computer. In…

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