Ransomware Attack: Threats & Different Detection Technique

Authored by: Rakhi Seth , Aakanksha Sharaff , Jyotir Moy Chatterjee , NZ Jhanjhi

Information Security Handbook

Print publication date:  February  2022
Online publication date:  February  2022

Print ISBN: 9780367365721
eBook ISBN: 9780367808228
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When we talk about cybersecurity, one of the threats that can create major damage is ransomware. This attack is a part of malware attacks; there are various others like worms, but ransomware is trending and one of the most dangerous threats over the network. Ransomware is not a new type of attack; it just evolved rapidly over time and as per the study with evolution, various detection techniques also evolved. Machine learning, as well as deep learning, is the approach through which detection becomes better. Also, we see the payment method, which plays an important role in the attack system in this paper. We understand the analysis phase in the training of the system and also learn about the link or path from starting at the end of the attack; if someone wants to break the attack, then link or condition should break.

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