Ransomware attacks have increased across the world. Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, designed to deny access to your computer until a ransom is paid. Ransomware typically spreads through phishing emails or by unknowingly visiting an infected website.
Ransomware can be devastating to an individual or company. Anyone with important data on their computer or network is at risk, including government or law enforcement agencies and healthcare systems. Recovery can be a difficult process that may require the services of a data recovery specialist. Some victims pay to recover their files. However, there is no guarantee that individuals will recover their files if they pay the ransom.
Precautions to protect against ransomware:
In addition, companies should employ the following best practices:
Being hit with a cryptolocker is no joke! You must pay a large fee in order to get your files back but even then there is no guarantee! Call QCS to get protected!
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