Ransomware has plagued the internet for more than a decade, but a number of recent high-profile attacks on hospitals, police stations and even cities have thrust it into the spotlight. The malicious software infects computers, holding files at electronic gunpoint until a user pays up. The Agenda looks at the rise of ransomware, and how Ontarians and businesses can protect themselves.
Episode:
Summer Learning Losses; The New High School Diploma
Aired:
Sep 15, 2016