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41% of British CryptoLocker Victims Sent Money to Cybercriminals

28
Feb
2014

The University of Kent has conducted a second cyber security study. The results show that many people in Britain agree to pay up after their computers are infected with ransomware.

9.7% of the 1,502 respondents admitted falling victim to ransomware some to the notorious CryptoLocker, while others to police ransomware.

Around 41% of those who have fallen victim to CryptoLocker have admitted paying the ransom to recover their files. As far as other…

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