Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks? Yes, and the danger has been growing for 30 years
By Paul Haskell-Dowland, Associate Dean (Computing and Security), Edith Cowan University
Andrew Woodward, Executive Dean of Science, Edith Cowan University
The first ransomware attack, in 1988, was a crude effort involving virus-laden floppy disks. But in the decades since, the sophistication of malware, and the money reaped by criminals, has skyrocketed.
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- Tuesday, July 13, 2021