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RansomWeb - A new kind of threat emerges for business websites

RansomwareWe are all familiar with 'traditional' ransomware where a computer is encrypted and payment sought for decryption. A new trend on the market shows that criminals will now target your business website and database as well to get a ransom payment from you.
High-Tech Bridge discovered a very interesting case of a financial company website compromise: the website was out of service displaying a database error, while the website owner got an email asking for a ransom to "decrypt the database".
Read the full story at the HTB Blog 

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