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Ransomware Analysis

  • Xiaodong Lin
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Abstract

This chapter focuses on the description and analysis of ransomware, which is an advanced type of malware that infects a computer and holds victim’s data hostage for a ransom, for example, encrypting the victim’s data until a ransom is paid to decrypt them. The objectives of this chapter are to:

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaodong Lin
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and Computer Science, Faculty of ScienceWilfrid Laurier UniversityWaterlooCanada

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