Ransomware 101: What, How, and Why


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Ransomware is a serious security threat that has data-kidnapping capabilities.

It limits access to files or system functions, or even render systems totally useless. Then it forces victims to pay ransom to regain access to their files/systems.

All it takes is one step to protect yourself against ransomware: block ransomware with a security solution that stops spam, prevents access to malicious links, and terminates infection.

Read the graphic below for the best practices not to get infected!

 

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Published by: Trend Micro™

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