• Decrypting Ransomware: Need to Know Facts

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    May 23, 2017
    Although ransomware attacks have been on the rise for years, the proliferation of the WannaCry virus that disabled the computers of some 200,000+ victims in at least 150 counties provided a sobering reminder of the critical need to confront the threats we face online. This is especially pertinent given that the damage that ensued from this disaster was preventable. Following is an overview of how ransomware operates, and, moreover, the proactive measures you can take to avoid being another victim of this form of cyberattack.