GDPR Extortion Warning as Cyber-Criminals Get Smart in 2018

Phil Muncaster 

The forthcoming GDPR could offer cyber-criminals new opportunities to extort money from their victims, according to Trend Micro.

The security vendor claimed that we could see hackers breach a company and then threaten to go public unless paid off – first determining the possible GDPR penalty and then demanding a ransom slightly less, which bosses are more likely to pay.

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