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Why is ransomware still a thing? One-in-three polled netizens say they would cave to extortion demands

Doctor Syntax Silver badge

"when it comes down to getting critical business data back, sometimes there is a case for paying up."

Of course there is, and not just sometimes. So pay up in advance by investing in a proper backup system.

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