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The newest ransomware, Cerber, is a ‘ransomware as a service.’  This means a tech-savvy individual created it and sells it to the not so tech-savvy, allowing anyone to become a cybercriminal.  Here’s what happens with Cerber:

Clicking on a link in your email sends you to Dropbox, where the virus is downloaded.  After that, you have two options: pay the ransom and hope for the best or don’t pay and chalk it up as a loss.

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