Number of cryptoware attacks

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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

Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner

Dear Mr Taynton

Your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for contacting the Police and Crime Commissioner regarding your request for information, which was received on 25 January 2016, reference number FOI00134.

We will respond to your request promptly and in any event within 20 working days of the date of receipt of your request.

Yours sincerely

Richard Martin
Corporate Support Officer
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire
01962 871595 | Internal: 637201

St Georges Chamber, St George's Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8AJ
01962 871595 [Hampshire PCC request email]
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Dear Mr Taynton

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Richard Martin
Corporate Support Officer
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
01962 871595 | Internal: 637201

St Georges Chamber, St George's Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8AJ
01962 871595 [Hampshire PCC request email]
www.hampshire-pcc.gov.uk

Twitter: @Hants PCC
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