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What is it about mainstream entertainment that makes the general population suddenly pay attention? Ransomware has grown exponentially in the last year and though it feels like attacks are daily occurrences, the majority of folks haven't changed behaviors, enacted additional security measures or seem to notice the impact that the headline attacks are a fraction of the overall number of attacks.
This week, Syya and Paul briefly chat on a recent episode of Last Week Tonight where the host, John Oliver, lays out the very real threats that ransomware poses and the repercussions with Ransomware as a Service, Double Extortion and let's cringe together - toys.
Ransomware is Mainstream! But will anything change?