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Ransomware and Take Owndership permission

Can anyone confirm that a user must have "take ownership" permission on a network share in order for ransomware to encrypt the files?
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
No, that does not need to happen.

If a user already has access to the share, then that share can still be encrypted by ransomware if the user was affected and encrypted
Cliff GaliherCommented:
Absolutely not. Plenty of cryptoware works without take ownership.
If you have R/W permissions to a file,you can encrypt it.
AFAIK you do not need ownership to encrypt a file.
Chad_J_LemmerAuthor Commented:
Thank you all for confirming.  I must have received some bad information.

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