Should You Pay for a Ransomware Attack?

Getting hit with a ransomware attack is never fun. Your files get encrypted by cybercriminals and you’re left having to decide: should we pay to get them back? It’s a scene that’s played out across the world with 70% of businesses saying ‘yes’ in 2016 alone. Here’s what you should consider if you’re ever in this situation. Do you trust them? Besides the fact that they are criminals holding your data hostage, how confident are you that they will actually send the decryption key? Most attackers demand you send the payment via......

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