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A form of malicious software that encrypts the victim's data and then demands a ransom payment in return for the key needed to decrypt the data. Few, if any, ransomware attackers are known to have actually provided a decryption key to victims who paid the ransom.

Keywords:Ransomeware   Doc ID:96817
Owner:Linda W.Group:UW Parkside
Created:2019-12-27 14:40 CDTUpdated:2022-07-05 13:37 CDT
Sites:UW Parkside
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