Ransomware: Best Practice, Prevention and Damage Mitigation

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Introduction "What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a particularly aggressive form of malware that poses a serious threat to individuals, businesses and other organizations. It blocks access to a computer system by locking the screen or locking the files with a password until the victim pays a fee. Cryptolocker is a sophisticated form of ransomware that encrypts the victim's files and data. A ransomware infection can quickly spread throughout a network. It typically announces itself via a popup window informing the victim that their files have been encrypted and the private encryption key will be destroyed unless they pay a...