Ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts data on infected systems, has become a lucrative option for cyber extortionists. When the malware is run, it locks victim’s files and allows criminals to demand payment to release them.
- how the malware is spread
- the different types of ransomware proliferating today
- what you can do to avoid or recover from an attack
Never underestimate the dedication or expertise of today’s hackers. They are constantly adapting and improving their weapon of choice. That’s why you need top-notch security software and backup. Be certain that your software is up-to-date and secure. In the end, it is backup that will help you pick up the pieces when all else fails.