Ransomware Hits City Of Albany Computers

"Brian Nussbaum is an assistant professor at the College of Emergency Preparedness Homeland Security and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany.   "Typically, when people talk about ransomware, they're talking about something called crypto-ransomware, and what crypto-ransomware is, is it uses very, very strong cryptography to lock up your file and the ransom is an amount of money paid by the victim, typically in Bitcoin or another cryptocurrency, to get a key to unlock their files.""