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Worried about getting hacked? Here are the latest extortion methods

“We certainly did see a trend in the last 18 months of ransomware threat actors shifting the way they operate,” Alastair MacGibbon told The Australian Financial Review. “If you go back 18 months, you would see criminals locking up computer systems and demanding money in exchange for a key to decrypt those locked files. Fast forward to mid-2022, and hackers are increasingly realising that they may also have access to highly sensitive information, which they can threaten to make public.”

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