Thursday, 23 May 2019

The Trade Secret: Firms That Promised High-Tech Ransomware Solutions Almost Always Just Pay the Hackers

quote [ As ransomware attacks crippled businesses and law enforcement agencies, two U.S. data recovery firms claimed to offer an ethical way out. Instead, they typically paid the ransom and charged victims extra. ]

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Ankylosaur said @ 11:36pm GMT on 23rd May
My new startup will help businesses and agencies deal with these predatory data recovery firms who have sent them bills for money that will partly go to just pay off the ransom. Granted, our services will cost a bit more than those bills, but we guarantee you won't be paying them!
rylex said @ 4:22am GMT on 24th May
not sure what the funk you just said, but the spin level is definitely par for presidential
Headlessfriar said @ 11:50am GMT on 24th May
Anky said "It's elephants all the way down" except replace elephants with ransomeware schemes, and that Anky wants to be the biggest elephant.
rylex said @ 6:26pm GMT on 24th May
didn't trump say this the other day at a pep rally?

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