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From Extortion to ExPetr
In a threat landscape dominated by malware that is designed to be as unobtrusive as possible, ransomware stands out as a blunt instrument in the hands of cybercriminals. Yet it's one that is proving very successful – affecting not just individual consumers, but organisations of all kinds. The number of ransomware programs has increased dramatically in recent years and attacks are becoming more sophisticated.
This presentation will explain what ransomware is, how it works, what techniques cybercriminals use to maximise their chances of success and increase their revenues, and what organisations need to do to secure their data.
Tuesday, 27 March, 2018 - 12:30 - 13:30
Jornt van der Wiel
Jornt van der Wiel is a Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab, a provider of security and threat management solutions.