Watch Dogs 2 New DLC Has a Ransomware Storyline

This may be the first time I’ve seen ransomware in a video game. It’s kind of telling as to how mainstream it’s becoming. I can’t speak for the game as I’ve never played it, but the premise of a ransomware fueled story mission is interesting. For those that do play,  it’s supposed to be available March 23rd. Let me know how it is.


Erich Kron, Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, is a veteran information security professional with over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in InfoSec

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