Ransomware attacks are widespread, with thousands happening every day. Learn how a zero trust security model can protect your business.
Ransomware attacks occur 4,000 times around the world every day. The process is pretty simple – malware infects a target computer and an attacker encrypts valuable data and then sends the victim a notification requesting a ransom payment to allow access to it. It is a gamble: if the ransom is paid, as there is no guarantee, the attacker releases the data.
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It’s worth noting that this is a real phenomenon that actually locks down targeted data; It’s not the same as a random email from a stranger stating that they “got access to your devices that you used for …”