Seven steps to preventing ransomware infection

The recent surge in victims of ransomware attacks continues to rise and evolve with hacking groups preferring to target organizations. 

Recap: Ransomware is a type of malicious software (malware) which attempts to extort money from victims, typically by displaying an alert stating that the computer has been locked or that all files have been encrypted. 

A ransom is demanded to restore access to these encrypted files, hence the moniker ‘ransomware’.