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Ransomware Overview

  • Nihad A. Hassan
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Abstract

Rapid technological development has brought with it an increase in cyberattacks. Cybercrimes have become more complex and can lead to compromising thousands or even millions of devices simultaneously. Today there are various types of cybercrimes, and one of the latest—and most dreaded—is ransomware, also called digital extortion or digital blackmail.

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© Nihad A. Hassan 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nihad A. Hassan
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  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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