Author: David Derigiotis / Source: The Business Journals
Ransomware is not what it used to be.
This criminal tool is a form of malware that prevents users from accessing computers or data until a payment is made. Even with payment, there is no guarantee access will be restored.
In 1989, the first known ransomware attack was carried out by physically inserting a floppy disk. In today’s hyperconnected world, billions of internet-enabled devices allow for an attack to propagate just as fast as a device is turned on.
The cybercrime game has changed, and for many small- to mid-sized businesses the approach to…
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