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What to Expect from Cybersecurity in 2016, According to the Hacktivists Fighting ISIS

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Justin OConnell

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Justin O'Connell is the founder of financial technology focused CryptographicAsset.com. Justin organized the launch of the largest Bitcoin ATM hardware and software provider in the world at the historical Hotel del Coronado in southern California. His works appear in the U.S.'s third largest weekly, the San Diego Reader, VICE and elsewhere.


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What to Expect from Cybersecurity in 2016, According to the Hacktivists Fighting ISIS

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According to Ghost Security Group, 2016 will be an eventful year in cybersecurity. Ransomware, ISIS, Bitcoin, hacks and breaches will likely paint the headlines as they did in 2015.  “As was seen recently with the Ransom32 software earlier this year, ransomware is only getting better,” Ghost Security Group activist Akenalus told Hacked. “At some point it may even begin scanning our computers, extracting credit card information and automatically paying its own ransom.” This isn’t likely to happen any time soon, but it will be coming in the next few years. “We can most definitely expect ransomware to be more commonly used, maybe…

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Justin OConnell

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http://www.cryptographicasset.com

Justin O'Connell is the founder of financial technology focused CryptographicAsset.com. Justin organized the launch of the largest Bitcoin ATM hardware and software provider in the world at the historical Hotel del Coronado in southern California. His works appear in the U.S.'s third largest weekly, the San Diego Reader, VICE and elsewhere.

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