Front Burner

Digital stick-ups: The evolution of ransomware

Today on Front Burner, we’ll talk about the evolution of ransomware attacks. Tech journalist and friend of the podcast Matt Braga tells us why cybercriminals are passing over the big fish to aim for the smaller targets.
This ransom note appeared on government of Nunavut computers when users attempted to open any files. (Name withheld by request)
Listen to the full episode22:53

Ransomware attacks are changing. Cybercriminals are learning to target the most vulnerable systems including our municipalities, schools and hospitals. Today on Front Burner, tech journalist and friend of the podcast Matt Braga tells us why just changing passwords isn't enough to keep critical data and services safe from cybercrime.

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