Ransomware “gangs” are successfully extorting $5 million a year, symantec estimates.
“Those are quite rare,” says Eric Chien, a researcher at symantec, a computer-security firm.
A report released last year by security software maker symantec called it “a growing menace.”
Yesterday news came that Gillett was stepping down in order to move to symantec as COO.
symantec offers one kind of PGP software, but there are many more options out there.