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Ransomware Investigation (OSINT & HUNTING) Overview PT1 by Joas Antonio

What is Ransomware?
Ransomware is malware that employs encryption to hold a victim’s information at ransom. A user or organization’s critical data is encrypted so that they cannot access files, databases, or applications. A ransom is then demanded to provide access. Ransomware is often designed to spread across a network and target database and file servers, and can thus quickly paralyze an entire organization. It is a growing threat, generating billions of dollars in payments to cybercriminals and inflicting significant damage and
expenses for businesses and governmental organizations.

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