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Back to Basics: Malware Maketh the Machine

The digital era has seen increasing amounts of data shifted online, creating rich opportunities for malware schemes such as ransomware and adware. Ransomware, as shown in the 2017 WannaCry malware attack, allows hackers to profit by essentially holding computer systems hostage. Adware tricks users into downloading malware hidden in ads or pop-ups, giving perpetrators control to display unwanted advertisements. Protection measures include vigilant browsing habits and using effective anti-virus software.

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