Confessions of a ransomware negotiator: Well, somebody’s got to talk to the criminals holding data hostage


Many people outside of IT believe computers will do away with jobs, but the current ransomware plague shows that new and more curious kinds of jobs are created at least as fast. So what sort of background sets you up to talk to people holding your data for ransom?

To find out, The Reg talked to Nick Shah of STORM Guidance, who says he acts as a conduit between victims and the extortionists.

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Source: The Register