Presentation Friday: Ransome Notes: An Intro to the Ransomware RevolutionExport this event to calendar

Friday, February 3, 2017 — 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM EST

Speaker: Terry Labach, IST

Cybercriminals have sought to make money in many ways by attacking our computer systems. Recent years have seen a rise in popularity of ransomware – software that takes computers and data hostage. Victims are told to pay up, or face crippling losses.

In this presentation, Terry will trace the growth of the ransomware industry. He will give examples of the software used in attacks and offer some countermeasures that can prevent or mitigate ransomware attacks.

This talk was first presented at WatITis 2016.

This seminar will be webcasted/recorded and questions can be asked during the webcast via the link on the page.

Location 
MC - Mathematics & Computer Building
2009
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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