During this Cybersecurity Awareness Month, today's blog answers the question, "What is Ransomware and Why Should You Care?"
What is it?
Malware designed to make data or hardware inaccessible to the victim until a ransom is paid.
Why should you care?
Often downloaded as malicious email links
Damage to both financial stability and
No guarantee that you will get your data back,
even if you pay
Often used as a decoy for other malicious
Examples of Ransomware include:
We've created some great resources and articles on how to stay cybersafe. Browse through our Weekly Video Tech Tips playlist, and past blogs on ransomware.
See our last post on Cybercrime. As always, feel free to give us a shout if you'd like assistance with ensuring the security of your business.
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