Colorado ITS415 Module 3 – Ransomware is expected to grow according
ITS 415 Colorado State University Module 3 Grubhub Inc Cyber Attacks Paper
OPTION #2: RANSOMWARE
Ransomware is expected to grow according to the FBI (Devlin, 2016). According to this same article there were 2,453 reported incidents of ransomware in 2015. In one case it cost a hospital in California paid out $17,000 dollars in ransom to restore the data locket by hackers. This type of malware encrypts critical computer information and locks it until ransom is paid. This technique of encryption is called “Cryptolocker.” Find at least five cases of ransomware. Describe ways an organization can protect itself from ransomware. What laws might apply?
Your paper should meet the following requirements:
Be 2-3 pages in length, not including the cover page and reference page.
Follow the CSU Global Writing Center (Links to an external site.). Each paper should include an introduction, a body with at least two fully developed paragraphs, and a conclusion.
Support your answers with the readings from Module 3 and at least one scholarly journal article. The CSU Global Library (Links to an external site.) is a great place to find resources.
Be clearly and well written, concise, and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. You are being graded in part on the quality of your writing. If you need assistance with your writing style, start with Too