What is ransomware?
Ransomware belongs to the family of malware used to take control of users’ machines and the users get back control of the machine when the victim pays a ransom to the attackers.
There are a number of preventive steps that a user can take to avoid ransomware attacks. But before delving depth into the ransomware prevention techniques, you need to know a bit about the types of ransomware and how they spread.
How does ransomware spread?
Your computer may get infected with ransomware in several ways such as via email attachment, via the compromised website, Trojan horses, by clicking pop up ads, etc. [Read more…]