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Computer viruses that threaten to delete your files unless you pay a ransom are known as ransomware.

Security experts have warned that ransomware is the fastest growing form of computer virus.

Like other computer viruses, it usually finds its way onto a device by exploiting a security hole in vulnerable software or by tricking somebody into installing it.

Source: BBC News

Date: December 15th, 2015

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1) How might you as an individual protect against ransomware?

2) How might a company take steps to avoid ransomware?

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