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Easy-to-use ransomware packages now for sale on dark web

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Cyber thieves are turning entrepreneurs and are now selling ransomware packages on the dark web. Ransomware is a type of malware which, once installed on a machine, encrypts all the data making it unusable until a ransom is paid and the encryption is removed. One of the common packages for… Read more »

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Cyber crime chief warns dark web ‘will evolve’

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The UK’s cyber crime chief has warned that the “dark web” services used by criminals will continue to evolve in an attempt to evade authorities. Last week, notorious drugs market place the Silk Road was shut down after a lengthy investigation. Andy Archibald, interim head of the National Cyber Crime Unit… Read more »

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