An Introduction to Screen-Locking Ransomware

An Introduction to Screen-Locking Ransomware

Ransomware consistently ranks as one of the most common types of cyber threats facing businesses. Some statistics show that over half of all businesses have experienced a ransomware attack. Ransomware attacks involve the deployment of malware known as ransomware that...
The Link Between Ransomware and Trojans

The Link Between Ransomware and Trojans

Ransomware attacks have become increasingly common in recent years. Statistics show that over 600 million ransomware attacks were recorded in 2021, compared to just over 300 million in the year prior. While ransomware itself is a type of malware, it’s often...
How to Recover From a Ransomware Attack

How to Recover From a Ransomware Attack

There’s nothing worse than booting up your computer, only to discover that it’s been infected with ransomware. Ransomware consists of a form of malware that’s designed to lock files so that you are unable to access them. As the name suggests, it will...
What Is Mobile Ransomware?

What Is Mobile Ransomware?

Of all the different forms of malware, none are more destructive than ransomware. Ransomware can encrypt your data while demanding that you pay a fee or “ransom” to regain access to it. Research shows that the number of ransomware attacks has increased by...
Why Ransomware Uses Cryptocurrency

Why Ransomware Uses Cryptocurrency

The use of cryptocurrency has become a defining feature of ransomware. Most forms of ransomware won’t ask you to submit your credit card or bank account information. Rather, they’ll ask you to pay in cryptocurrency. A study conducted by Coveware, in fact,...