Ransomware data kidnapping on the rise

Friday, 25 August 2006, 1:36 PM EST

The incidence of malicious software designed to hold personal data to ransom is up by a third, according to security experts.

Panda Software reported a 30 per cent increase in software demanding payment to release computer files during the second quarter of the year.

At vnunet.

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