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Ransomware prevalent in cloud-based malware

Maria Korolov | Sept. 9, 2016
Cloud-based filesharing, collaboration and social networking applications are ransomware delivery vehicles, according to a report released today

Ironically, some kinds of restrictions can actually lead to an increase in the variety of cloud apps that are used.

Say, for example, a company decides to block Dropbox.

"This would often create the opposite of the intended outcome, as it forced people to go and use applications that were far riskier, like Megashare, applications that typically weren't meant for enterprise use," she said.

 

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