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Cryptography and ransom have roots deep in human history. However, only in the past few decades has the world seen what can happen when someone combines them. It started in 1989, when Dr. Joseph L. Popp kicked off the pandemic we know today as ransomware. Read More

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Despite the multitude of malicious hackers, the truth remains that the root of hacking is not in evil. And the stereotypes that persist are wrong on multiple levels. Not only do they cast a fully negative light on hackers who make their life’s work protecting others, but they also severely underestimate the nefarious capabilities of […]

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Ransomware has hit the news in a big way lately. Is this malware just another hot-button topic that everybody will forget about, as soon as a new big threat emerges? Unfortunately, that’s unlikely: Ransomware infections are reaching pandemic rates, and this type of malware is not going to vanish any time soon. We are not […]

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