PARIS (AP) — European police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft, a sign of how quickly the computer-scrambling software has found favor in the electronic underworld.
Hospitals, government agencies and even police forces the world over have fallen victim to the scam, which is usually spread through booby trapped links or attachments.
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The Tox homepage. Image: McAfee The world of cybercrime is constantly evolving, but no area sees as much innovation and sheer creativity as that of ransomware: software designed to hold a computer hostage until the victim pays a hef...
The European Union’s police agency says cybercrime is rising, driven by an expansion in both the number of criminals working on the internet and a rise in the opportunities for criminal gain.