What would you do, if you could not access any of your business documents or personal files – and were being held from them by a countdown?
Ransomware is real! A recent stat from Malwarebytes reported that almost 40% of businesses had experienced a ransomware attack over the past 12 months, with one third having report lost revenue.
But with attacks in which older ransomware is used, the threats are often empty. Despite this, the threat itself is often as serious as any potential action and ignoring them is difficult when so much is at stake. The typical result of not obliging the hackers is all data on the businesses system being encrypted, leaving the intended users unable to access it
Read more from our MD, Mike Simmonds in Cloud and Enterprise