Ransomware makes it into the Oxford English Dictionary

Ransomware makes it into the Oxford English Dictionary

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…But the word you’ll be unsurprised and yet unhappy to see in the latest OED is the word ransomware, which Oxford describes very succinctly as:

A type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system until a sum of money is paid.

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https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2018/01/31/ransomware-makes-it-into-the-oxford-english-dictionary/