Number of cryptoware attacks

keith taynton made this Freedom of Information request to Ministry of Defence Police

This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

The request was refused by Ministry of Defence Police.

Please state how many times software files have been encrypted by "cryptoware" or ransomware that infects a machine and encrypts files.

State how many times you have paid ransoms to unencrypt the files

State the total cost of these ransoms, if any


Dear Mr Taynton,

Your request has been logged under our reference 2016/01062 and the target date for response is 22 Feb 2016.

Yours sincerely

Information Rights team

Ministry of Defence

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ISS-Secretariat GpMbx (MULTIUSER),

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Dear Mr Taynton,


Please find attached our response to your FOI request.



Yours Sincerely,


Information Systems and Services (ISS) Secretariat

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