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Monthly Archive for December, 2012

Follow-up on ransomware

Just two months ago I pointed out that ransomware will be a bigger threat in the year to come. Quite soon afterwards a minor medical clinic was hit with a ransomware having their patient database encrypted. The hackers demanded only $4 000 for the password. A fairly low sum but it would most possible trigger […]

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For South Carolina’s Department of Revenue it at least is worth far more than the $100 000 they wanted to pay for a CISO. The position was vacant for 11 month and during that time they were breached for a total cost of $12 000 000. That would be the salary for the CISO for […]

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