Ransomware in Action

Thu, Jan, 10, 2019 @ 12:01 PM

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Today we are taking a brief look at the history of ransomware starting from 1989 to present. If you've ever been curious in seeing exactly what happens during a WannaCry attack we have included a video that demonstrates two computers on one network and the infection process between them. Hopefully this will be as close to seeing a ransomware infection in person as you'll ever get!


Special thanks to The Hacker News for letting us use the video in today's blog.

For that deep dive, here's our sources:

Computer World UK

KnowBe4 Cryptowall

KnowBe4 Ransomware


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