Inside a ransomware attack: like ‘giving keys to kingdom’

Cybercrime costs companies and individuals trillions of dollars every year.

And the Georgia Cyber Center exists to help fight the growing problem.

“You receive the email, and it looks official, it sounds official and you take whatever action they’re wanting you to take through the email,” said Steve Foster, a special agent in charge for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at the Georgia Cyber Center. “Basically, it’s a standard old con job.”

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