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Day: May 19, 2021

Teknologiia - news - Ransomware's Dangerous New Trick Is Double-Encrypting Your Data

Ransomware’s Dangerous New Trick Is Double-Encrypting Your Data

Ransomware groups have always taken a more-is-more approach. If a victim pays a ransom and then goes back to business as usual-hit them again. Or don’t just encrypt a target’s systems; steal their data first, so you can threaten to leak it if they don’t pay up. The latest escalation? Ransomware hackers who encrypt a victim’s data twice at the same time.