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Ransomware - 17 October 2017
 Ransomware is an increasingly common cybercrime that can present a significant risk to individuals' and businesses' protection and availability of personal data. It is perpetrated by the installation of malware which locks access to files on a user's device or computer. The ransomware is designed to extort money from users, which are infected by the malware, by encrypting their data and holding it to ransom. The malware software is used to encrypt important files such as
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