29 Dec '16, 2pm

via @BTCTN

via @BTCTN

. In the report, it is revealed that 40 percent of all spam emails now contain ransomware in one form or another. The study also found that 70 percent of businesses that fall victim to ransomware end up paying the ransom. The payments required by hackers are often more than some would expect, with 20 percent of businesses that paid a ransom reporting payments of more than $40,000 to regain access to their files or computer systems.

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