Understanding Ransomware and What To Do If you Become a Victim

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that holds your computer hostage until a ransom demand is met. The vice took the IT world by storm in 2013 with the launch of Cryptolocker, malicious program that infected computers and changed the login credentials effectively denying users access their computers. More recent ransomware variants encrypt the files on a computer. To confirm that you have a ransomware infection, look out for the following: Your computer files … Read more

How to Protect Your Company Against Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware attacks have slowly but surely become one of the biggest problems of the 21st century. People all around the world have already been affected by them and the numbers increase day by day. New threats were announced and the issue doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. According to several reports, over 4,000 ransomware attacks have been happening every day since last year. The most famous one is dubbed WannaCry. What exactly … Read more