Ransomware is a rising threat today, and have been found to infect several computers around the World.
If you aren’t aware what a ransomeware does, here is a very brief description. It is a malicious program which installs itself on a computer and encrypts all the files stored on the hard drive, and locks them behind a password. And it is almost impossible to decryot the files without the encryption key.
The ransomware then displays a ransom note asking users to pay a sum of money to the attackers, within a [...]
In case that term doesn’t ring a bell, here is a brief description.
Ransomware, is a scary word, it is a form of malware which infects computers, and locks it down, or at least access to most features. To unlock the computer, the user is forced to pay an amount of money to the attacker, aka a ransom. These ransomware as a service attacks, usually ask the owner of the infected computer, to transfer a sum of money, using the digitial currency, Bitcoin.
Some ransomware are so powerful in that they encrypt the hard drive, so it is [...]