Category: Ransomware

Posted on: August 18, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Ransomware 101

What is Ransomware? “Ransomware” originates from two words: ransom and malware. A ransom, of course, is a price paid in exchange for a hostage; malware is a computer program intended to damage or hold hostage the device it infects. From this we can glean what a nasty piece of work ransomware is. The hostage in question is your company’s software-based infrastructure and data. Unfortunately, as with all technology, ransomware has…