Getting locked out of your house is annoying. But getting locked out of your computer system can have much more serious consequences. Intentionally locking you out of your computer system and requesting ransom is a recent favorite amongst cyber-criminals. This is otherwise known as a ransomware attack. It’s important to know what they are, how they spread and how to prevent them.
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Ransomware attacks seem be everywhere and it seems like there’s a new and nastier version out every day. But it is possible to prevent ransomware from getting onto your network in the first place.