How One Ransomware Attack Cost £45m to Fix

Ransomware cyber attacks are targeting large companies and demanding huge payments.

A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took 22,000 computers offline at 170 different sites around the world.

Norsk Hydro refused to cave in to the cyber criminal’s demands for money and have spent £45m trying to restore their business to full strength.

The attack comes as evidence grows that hackers are getting paid off in secret by large organisations who want an easy way out.

The BBC’s Cyber-security reporter Joe Tidy reports.

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    We live in the world of technology where the cybercrime is the biggest threat to this world so it is very essential to have proper information about the cybercrime with its protection. Ransomware is one of the cyber-attacks which is rapidly increasing day by day.

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