Not long ago, ransomware didn't look like much of a problem for large businesses. Security professionals saw it as more of a threat to consumers and small to mid-size businesses lacking sophisticated anti-malware tools. That has changed. Now, eight out of ten security leaders surveyed in IBM's 2014 Chief Information Security Officer study see the challenge posed by external threats rising to include not only financial and intellectual property theft but also ransomware. That's because successful ransomware like CryptoLocker and CryptoWall is now costing organizations millions globally.
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- Ransomware then and now;
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