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...
The Role of Cryptocurrency in Ransomware

The Role of Cryptocurrency in Ransomware

Over the past few years, ransomware has consistently ranked as one of the most common cyber threats facing consumers and businesses alike. As you may know, this troubling form of malware is characterized by its ability to encrypt the victim’s files while...
How Screen Locker Ransomware Works

How Screen Locker Ransomware Works

Ransomware has quickly become one of the most common cyber threats plaguing businesses’ information technology (IT) infrastructures. Statistics show, in fact, that ransomware accounts for roughly 15% of all cybersecurity-related insurance claims. While there are...