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 is the Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4, and has over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the US Army 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere.