Friday, 10 April 2015

Ransomware Infected Dozens Of Computers Caregiver

A US healthcare end of last year the victim of ransomware, which files were encrypted on nearly 30 computers. Jeff Salter, Director of the Caring Senior Service, thought to be well prepared and had most of the files backed up and which could restore that.

From one machine lacked a backup. On the computer was the marketing material for 55 locations are franchised. Salter decided ransom of $ 500 then pay to recover those files. "It had cost us $ 50,000 to make everything again", he compared know the Associated Press. "It would have been a serious blow if we had lost the material." This week it was announced that an American police station that was hit by ransomware also the ransom had been paid.

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