How to stay safe from ransomware

Security
“Ransomware, it’s everywhere. We had hoped that the notorious file-encrypting ransomware called CryptoLocker was defeated after law enforcement knocked out its infrastructure last year, but CryptoLocker and its close cousin, CryptoWall, have come back stronger than ever.”

We stumbled across a really useful post on the Sophos blog that we thought our schools should read. Rather than take the credit for it, here’s a link to the full article and excellent infographic on the 5 stages of Crypto-Ransomware:

Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack by Sophos online security specialists.


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