My client is individuals who use IT in their everyday life. Ranging from businesses to everyday individuals and especially the vulnerable ones. This is to highlight and investigate how ransomware is politically driven. The laws and the repercussion of those using ransomware to strike these individuals. During covid times, the rise of everything being online and individuals trying a new way of living was occurring.
Kids in schools go to online education, and business’ send their employees to work from home. Major businesses like the WHO (World Health Organisation) are some of the clients who were affected as “on March 13th recorded attack attempts by an organized group to steal information from the organization employees”
Furthermore, the widespread adoption of digital technology resulted in an increase in the number of Internet users for a variety of purposes, which in turn led to the emergence of new crimes. By 2025, it is anticipated that these crimes will result in losses totaling 10.5 trillion dollars (Morgan, 2020).