STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ Ransomware Facts and Tips
We can all help protect ourselves – and our organiza ons – against ransomware and other malicious a acks by following these STOP. THINK. CONNECT.™ tips.
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Ransomware Facts and Tips
Ransomware is a type of malware that accesses a victim’s files, locks and encrypts them and then demands the victim to pay a ransom to get them back. Cybercriminals use these attacks to try to get users to click on attachments or links that appear legitimate but actually contain malicious code. Ransomware is like the “digital kidnapping” of valuable data – from personal photos and memories to client information, financial records and intellectual property. Any individual or organization could be a potential ransomware target.