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Re: Creating effective RansomWare with EME

From: Aaron Zauner <azet@azet.org>
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2016 13:50:37 +0800
Cc: public-html-media@w3.org, timbl@w3.org, dan@torgo.com, peter.linss@hp.com
Message-Id: <068BC36E-DAEB-4820-825E-C1F71D738116@azet.org>
To: David Singer <singer@apple.com>

> On 20 Jun 2016, at 23:10, David Singer <singer@apple.com> wrote:
> 
> Isn’t the essence of RansomWare that it relies on installing something?  Is there an installation step in EME, or is it, as defined, an API to a pre-existing module on the client-side?

I think the essence is that it encrypts data valuable to the user and only offers a decryption key once the user pays a ransom.

Aaron

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