• The other ransonware scam


    Susan Bradley

    By Susan Bradley

    You can’t decrypt your way back to normal.

    In addition to all the other irons I have in the fire, I help moderate a group that assists information technology professionals in dealing with ransomware as well as other security issues.

    When people ask to join, we try to vet them as best as we can. The vast majority of people joining the group are consultants and firms in the “Managed Service Provider” category who assist small businesses with their technology needs. But there is a second group of people attempting to join, which I’m going to call “the other ransomware scammers.”

    Read the full story in the AskWoody Plus Newsletter 19.05.0 (2022-01-31).