Inside Wannacry — the worst ransomware outbreak in history — and how to protect yourself
Quincy Larson
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The problem with paying the ransom is that there is nothing stopping them from demanding more payments in the future even if you have made backups since. The inconvenience of having to restore a large system is costly and time consuming. Plus you still lose all the data collected up until the last backup. Usually that day's work.

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