Definición de ransomware en inglés:

ransomware

Silabificación: ran·som·ware
Pronunciación: /ˈransəmˌwe(ə)r
 
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sustantivo

  • A type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid: although ransomware is usually aimed at individuals, it’s only a matter of time before business is targeted as well
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Today, Total Defense Research Team was informed of new ransomware circulating among Italian users, pretending to be an official statement by the Italian Police.
    • What is remarkable in the cases of ransomware we've seen lately is the effort that the authors have put into creating different versions for every targeted country.
    • In the other email, the link downloaded ransomware, which encrypted files on the user's computer and held them for ransom.

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