European Fraudsters Say Pay Up or Your Computer and Files are Goners!: Ransomware Spreads from Europe to U.S. and Beyond
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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.
Holtfreter, R.E. (2013). European fraudsters say pay up or your computer and files are goners!: Ransomware spreads from Europe to U.S. and beyond. Fraud, 28(4), 48-56.
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This article was originally published in Fraud Magazine.
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