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What is Malware & How To Protect Your Business

What is Malware & How To Protect Your Business

Malware infects thousands of businesses every day. Malware can corrupt files, hold data for ransom, and spy on your computer use. So what is malware and how do we prevent it from causing chaos in your business? What is Malware Malware is a general term used to describe all types of malicious software. Malware includes trojans, worms, viruses, adware, spyware, ransomware, and more. Each type of malware has a different function. Usually, malware will try to damage your computer or...

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WannaCrypt Ransomware

WannaCrypt Ransomware

What Is Ransomware? This form of malware denies the victim access to their files by encrypting them. Then the malware prompts the victim to pay a ransom to recover their data. Most ransomware spreads via email attachments and downloads from malicious websites. Ransomware like WannaCrypt is not a new threat. Ransomware started gaining notoriety back in 2013 with the release of CryptoLocker. What Makes WannaCrypt So Dangerous? WannaCrypt is unique in its ability to self-spread. It does not need a...

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