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Ransomware , Threat and Detection Techniques : A Review

  title={Ransomware , Threat and Detection Techniques : A Review},
  author={S-H Kok and Azween Abdullah and N. Jhanjhi and Mahadevan Supramaniam},
The popularity of ransomware has created a unique ecosystem of cybercriminals. Therefore, the objectives of this paper are to provide a thorough understanding of ransomware’s threat and discuss recent detection techniques used. Successful ransomware attack has direct financial implication, which is fuelled by several mature enablers, such as encryption technology, cyber currency and accessibility. Encryption is effective and almost unbreakable. Anonymous cyber currency can avoid traceability… CONTINUE READING
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