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Just How Lucrative Is a Ransomware Attack?

The ransomware attack that spread to computer systems in at least 64 countries Tuesday earned hackers less than $10,000 in ransom from victims seeking to regain access to their files, prompting some analysts to question whether such attacks are money-making schemes at all.The cyberattack began in Ukraine using an updated version of a ransomware called “Petya,” which Microsoft said was traced to a tax account software from a Ukrainian company. From there, it spread, targeting companies in the U.K., the U.S., Russia, and at least 60 other countries. Though it is unknown who is behind the attack, experts noted that …read more

Source: The Atlantic

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