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,...
The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing With Ransomware

The Dos and Don’ts of Dealing With Ransomware

Ransomware is one of the most destructive types of malware in existence. Depending on the specific type, it can lock all or some of your files so that you are no longer able to access it. At the same time, ransomware will demand a payment. When you boot up your...