Title

European Fraudsters Say Pay Up or Your Computer and Files are Goners!: Ransomware Spreads from Europe to U.S. and Beyond

Document Type

Article

Department or Administrative Unit

Accounting

Publication Date

8-2013

Abstract

Ransomware hijacks computers and files and demands cash when end-users visit compromised websites or download a malicious attachment. Here's how to combat this nefarious malware that's traveling from Europe to the U.S. and around the world.

Comments

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Journal

Fraud Magazine