Network and Firewall Security

Ransomware

Ransomware is a encryption virus. It will encrypt your data, where the encrytion key is only know by the writer and cannot be decrypted.

How do You get Ransomware.

 

Generally delivered by email given by a link in an email. Staff may click a link selecting a remote website and the Virus will download an infect your PC / Server.

Once it has access into your network it will encrypt your data and there is no resolve. If you need the data then you will have to pay the ransome or loose your data.

The  other methods can be downloading a virus by an application, email attachment, network drive or a USB Dirive plugged into the PC.