Cybersecurity Insight

Understanding The Ransomware Threat

9 Oct

Ransomware is now the number one form of crimeware. Even more worrying is the rise in the sophistication of attacks and a burgeoning cottage industry committed to propagating the distribution of ransomware.

Ransomware can be devastating for organizations causing downtime and untold financial damage. A form of malware, ransomware encrypts files, operating systems, and even file servers. Attackers then demand a sum of money in return for the release of your files and systems. Failure to meet those demands can result in the loss of data or the potential release of that data to the public.

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