Ransomware like terrorism is the bane of our times, so we need to change tack
Ransomware is malware from cryptovirology that is planted on a computer system or IT network via downloaded attachments in phishing email messages or by gaining access through other methods threatens to publish the victim's data or perpetually block access to it unless a ransom is paid in the form of untraceable bitcoins.
Clearly this is a major threat to all sizes of business from small to medium through to large scale enterprise.
There is a plethora of anti-ransom software available, but for any organisation to effectively fight off ransomware attacks perhaps there is a need to revisit or to rethink traditional methods of working especially using information technology as follows:
To defeat these criminally motivated individuals and groups we need to change our mindset, giving in/paying ransoms in the millions of dollars will continue to embolden these cyber criminals and will encourage others to join in.
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Hurry and get in touch do not wait to be the next victim of ransomeware because at that point you would have to lose million paid out to these criminals.
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