What is ransomware?

Ransomware is a sophisticated piece of malware that blocks the victim’s access to his/her files, and the only way to regain access to the files is to pay a ransom.

Phishing is a cyber-attack where the malicious hacker sends a fake email with a link or attachment to trick the receiving user into clicking them. In most cases, either the link launches a malware infection, or the attachment itself is a malware file.

City of Knoxville just got ransomed locking their computer network disrupting multiple city services. According to experts’ network was attacked via phishing email.

Stay safe and DON’T FORGET that the best protection is always a RELIABLE BACKUP..

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