The dawn of ransomwear: How ransomware could move to wearable devices

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After many years of evolution, ransomware has emerged as one of the most troublesome malware categories of our time. The threat is known for locking computers or encrypting files to trick users into handing over their money. Ransomware has had a global spread as, according to Symantec’s telemetry, 11 of the top 12 countries impacted by ransomware in the past 12 months are all direct or indirect member states of the G20 organization. The most affected nations include the US, Japan, the UK, and Italy.

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