Ransomware Gangs Are Running Riot: PayingTthem Off Doesn’t Help

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Abstract

In the past five years, ransomware attacks have evolved from rare misfortunes into common and disruptive threats. Hijacking the IT systems of organisations and forcing them to pay a ransom in order to reclaim them, cybercriminals are freely extorting millions of pounds from companies – and they’re enjoying a remarkably low risk of arrest as they do it.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date8 Mar 2021
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherThe Conversation Trust
Publication statusPublished - 8 Mar 2021

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