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Paying Ransomware Demands May Cost You

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As if the challenges of COVID-19 weren’t enough, Ransomware has become an increasing threat to business in 2020. (see our January 2020 blog). NOT paying a ransom to regain access to your files has always been the recommended option, providing all precautions have been taken to backup critical information. A new incentive has now been put in place by the Federal Government to discourage the paying of the ransom. Many of these ransomware hackers are not simply individuals looking for a quick buck but are well-established criminal organizations in countries regarded as enemies of the Western World or the United States.

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