Understanding the Evolving Threat

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Ransomware is a relatively new type of threat, and like most malware it is constantly changing. Ryan Olson is the director of the threat intelligence team at Palo Alto Networks, and he spoke with the Cipher Brief about the threat posed by ransomware. He suggests making sure you keep your backups up to date, since ransomware is likely to only get more effective. 

The Cipher Brief: How has the threat represented by ransomware and similar types of malware changed over the last five years? How do you expect it to change moving forward?

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