Article | July 10, 2017

Partner's Guide To Fighting Ransomware

Source: VIPRE Security

Hundreds of thousands of ransomware attacks take place every single day. Everyone is a target. No one is immune.

Ransomware has become an epidemic and is now one of the top concerns of cybersecurity professionals due to the frequency of attacks and the risk of losing critical organization assets, including financial records, standard operating and even required day-to-day documents.

Most ransomware infections start when a user clicks an infected attachment or visits a compromised website. Unwittingly, the user unleashes the malware into his or her computer and if it isn’t blocked, it often spreads to the entire network.