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Ransomware seems to be everywhere. According to Blue Coat Systems’ 2015 Mobile Malware Report, ransomware is now the top malware threat targeting mobile devices, and it has even begun to infect Apple’s Macintosh computers. Hospitals across the nation have been significantly impacted by ransomware campaigns.

What factors are driving this dramatic rise in ransomware?

Listen to our latest Security Slice podcast and hear Craig Young and Lane Thames discuss why ransomware is more effective for cyber criminals than other forms of malware, why smaller businesses and hospitals are often more lucrative targets and how to develop a disaster data recovery plan strong enough to beat a ransomware infection.

 

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