What happens there is supposed to stay there, but the absent-minded are more likely to contract ransomware in Las Vegas than any other American city.
That’s according to a survey by ransomware protection software company Malwarebytes. It looked at just under half a million incidents between July and October in which a computer was exposed to ransomware, an increasingly common strain of malicious code, often delivered via a criminal’s email attachment, that causes computers and networks to freeze, and a computer’s files to be encrypted. It’s accompanied by a ransom note to pay up in bitcoin if the user wants to access those files again. – READ MORE