Ransomware On The Rise
Malware is a big problem for both business and the average person. The concept of ransomware originates with Malware that holds your data, and devices, ransom for various reasons. Your system could easily be infected via phishing – another reason to be so cautious about where you click.
You might be wondering what exactly happens during these attacks. Ransomware attacks usually originate with spear phishing attempts through emails or software downloads. But, that’s only the beginning. The below infographic walks you through the 5-key-steps associated with a ransomware breach on your system:
Play Stronger Defense
- Do keep regular backups of your data
- Do make scheduled updates to operating systems
- Do use a reputable antivirus software to scan email systems
- Don’t pay ransom demands – it encourages repeats with no guarantees