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Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Cybersecurity and cybercrime

Europol and Security Leaders Declare War on Ransomware

In the summer of 2016, a unique coalition was formed to address the rapid growth of cybercrime conducted through the use of ransomware. Spearheaded by Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre, Dutch Police, Kaspersky, and Intel security, the goal of the No More Ransom Coalition is to provide a central, public repository of knowledge and resources to help individuals and organizations fight ransomware.

Authorities estimate global losses from ransomware at more than $200 billion for 2016. In order to fight back, No More Ransom provides an online source of information about the latest ransomware variants, including decryption keys that have worked to retrieve files encrypted in previous attacks.

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