Business phone glossary

Our glossary explains basic terms and abbreviations relating to mobile working, the use of smartphones and tablets in the corporate environment (Enterprise Mobility) and security aspects in the use of mobile devices.




Blackmailing malware

Ransomware (a portmanteau of ransom + software) is a special type of cybercrime known as an “extortion Trojan”. This is malware or, in the case of mobile devices, mobile malware that encrypts or locks the affected device or the data on it and demands payment of a ransom to decrypt or unlock it.

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