Impact of Ransomware on Cybersecurity

  • YAYA ITAI Nigeria Computer Society
  • Emmanuel Onwubiko Ojo LGA of Lagos State Nigeria
Keywords: Cyber Security, Ransomware, Malware, Vulnerabilities, hacker and Port Control

Abstract

This paper attempts to discover ransomware exposing the lack of cyber-security. It intends to elicit attention with regards to ransomware, a newly emerged cyber threat and to help organizations; IT practitioners understand the need for cyber security knowledge and awareness plus types of tools used. The paper also discusses methodologies trends and research recommendation on cyber-security threats and provides probative strategic strategy.

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Published
2018-01-16