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Ransomware making costly inroads into online Japan

Reference | FYI Jun 6, 2016

Ransomware making costly inroads into online Japan

by Shusuke Murai

Advances in technology always come at a price. Once just a hacker's toy, the computer virus has evolved into something more sinister. Malware called ransomware, which can hold computer files hostage in exchange for a ransom, is increasing as a menace in Japan. According to IT security ...