Ransomware 2.0: an emerging threat to national security

Mohi Ahmed, Sascha-Dominik Bachmann, Abu Barkat ullah, Shaun Barnett

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The global Covid-19 pandemic has seen the rapid evolution of our traditional working environment; more people are working from home and the number of online meetings has increased. This trend has also affected the security sector. Consequently, the evolution of ransomware to what is now being described as ‘Ransomware 2.0’ has governments, businesses and individuals alike rushing to secure their data.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalAustralian Journal of Defence and Strategic Studies
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2023


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