Ransomware is a type of malware that holds computer systems or data hostage with demands for payment. And it has been used against a wide variety of targets, including governments, businesses and health care facilities. Ransomware distributors are also part of a wider web of digital menace that has threatened election security. In October 2020, the Microsoft Digital Crimes Unit worked with a coalition of partners to disrupt Trickbot , one of the most infamous botnets and prolific distributors...

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