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 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 7:01 pm 
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I just found this of interest.
https://blog.malwarebytes.com/cybercrim ... rcriminals

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 Post Posted: Wed May 08, 2019 8:19 pm 
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That is indeed interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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Actually I think it makes sense. If you are going to drop an atomic bomb you don't do it in a rural area, you do it on a large city. If you crack a large corporation you will get more on that one crack than a year of hitting individuals. You always go for a target with the biggest impact...

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Saw that earlier, I get their newsletter, as you say Jay it does make sense to target the organ grinder rather than the monkey.

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Interesting article. I sorta suspected that. I've never had any type of attack (knock on wood), but again I keep my computers pretty-well protected. The only individual I know who has been attacked is my sister in Georgia. She was hit by ransomware about 4 years ago after clicking on a popup.....they wanted $500. She refused and purchased a new computer. The local computer guys could not salvage any data from her old computer. But at my insistence, when they set up her new computer & software, they installed MBAM and an external drive for automated backups. She has had no problems since then.

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