Ransonware

Ransomware:  What You Need to Know

Hundreds of millions of dollars have been paid to cyber criminals since 2013 as ransom to unlock encrypted files. One of the most notorious pieces of ransomware is known as Crypto Locker. Crypto Locker typically arrives in the form of an email link or attachment. Once the email recipient clicks the link or opens an attachment, the Crypto Locker virus is downloaded and begins to replicate itself on the network while encrypting files on the host.

At a point in the ...

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