What makes this malware a billion-dollar industry and why is it at the heart of history’s most iconic cyberattacks?
What could possibly bring down an Olympic Games IT infrastructure? What could turn a cyberhero into a cyber zero overnight? Ransomware is growing in notoriety and for a good reason. As a type of malware, ransomware can infiltrate a host’s system, encrypt and lock files, then demand a ransom for your data to be released. Here’s a selection of Tomorrow Unlocked originals documenting the impact of ransomware in some of history’s most iconic cyberattacks.