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Ransomware – What is it?

by | Nov 1, 2018 | Archived Articles

Hopefully none of you will have ever seen ransomware in action – it is a type of malicious software that encrypts (makes it totally unreadable) all of a users data, demanding a large sum of money with the promise of giving you back your valuable data. It is one of the biggest threats to face your business and ultimately comes down to user error, leading victims to click on malicious links or attachments that can download the ransomware to your workstation or network.

The impact of ransomware can be huge, and so ensuring your teams have an understanding of the risks associated with it is imperative in keeping your business and it’s data safe. This infographic will give you an overview of ransomware along with top tips to ensure you never have to endure the headache that it can cause.