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Five ransomware safety tips for online retailers

25
Nov
2015
Five ransomware safety tips for online retailers

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Cyber-criminals have developed a destructive new form of ransomware that targets online retailers. They scan websites for common vulnerabilities and use them to install malware that encrypts key files, images, pages and libraries, as well as their backups. The criminals behind these attacks then hold them hostage, and website operators must pay a ransom in anonymous cryptocurrency to unlock the files.

“Ransomware has proven to be very lucrative for cyber-criminals, so it makes sense that these kinds of attacks are being aimed at online retailers,” said Craig Young, security researcher for Tripwire.

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