Encryption

Is the process of changing data in a way that can not (easily) be undone (decrypted) by parties that don’t have the decryption key. Users encrypt information or messages so they can’t be read by anyone. Ransomware encrypts files so the victim can no longer use them, unless he pays the ransom. More information about encryption can be found in the blog post, Encryption: types of secure communication and storage.

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