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Survey on Ransomware: A New Era of Cyber Attack

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Gandhi Krunal A., Patel Viral Kumar D.

Gandhi Krunal A. and Patel Viral Kumar D.. Survey on Ransomware: A New Era of Cyber Attack. International Journal of Computer Applications 168(3):38-41, June 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Gandhi Krunal A. and Patel Viral Kumar D.},
	title = {Survey on Ransomware: A New Era of Cyber Attack},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2017},
	volume = {168},
	number = {3},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {38-41},
	numpages = {4},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914446},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In today’s world, a most popular crime is Cybercrime. In this paper through a literature study, effect of ransomware is discussed. In this needy internet world, how crucial is to use a non-secure connection and how it will track a normal user or unaware user into the trap of hacker and after that losing money in terms of bit-coins. At last, with the damage cause by the latest attack of ransomware around the world is proved that there is lacks of awareness among the company professionals is confirmed and pay a high amount of money in bit-coins.


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Ransomware, bitcoins, TOR, wannacry 2.0, payment, education.