Ransomware attacks

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. In 2017 alone, there was over 184 million ransomware attacks worldwide!! These ransomware attacks range between attacks against small business and homes to attacks against large corporations. The cost of a ransomware attack varies. According to CSOonline, the average Ransomware attack costs the company about 5 Million dollars. The methods of delivery is still the same. Email is still the problem. 92% of malware is delivered by email. Please do NOT open email from unknown senders. If infected by a ransomware, immediately reach out to a cyber security firm to help you. The initial attack could be the beginning, the ransomware can spread throughout your system. If a ransomware attack occurs at your business, it is better to deal with it early on or you risk further damage.

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