Cyber extortion: to pay or not to pay?


NYA’s Director of Response, Tim Lambon, discusses the different types of cyber extortion criminals are exploiting, when to pay the ransom, the negotiation process, how the perception of the value of data changes throughout the process and what’s the psychology behind it all in a 2 part cyber extortion special on the TEISS Cracking Cyber Security Podcast.

Part 1 outlines the crime involving an attack or threat of an attack coupled with a demand for money or some other response in return for stopping or remediating the attack.

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