Your First Step: Do You Have Ransomware? If So, What Kind?

Your First Step: Do You Have Ransomware? If So, What Kind?

Widespread ransomware viruses include: Xorist, CryptorBit,CryptoLocker, Locky (often targeted at hospitals) and Samas.

You may need a ransomware removal tool if your computer shows a threatening message such as:

· “Your computer has been infected with a virus. Click here to resolve the issue.”

· “Your computer was used to visit websites with illegal content. To unlock your computer, you must pay a $100 fine.”

· “All files on your computer have been encrypted. You must pay this ransom within 72 hours to regain access to your data.”

Microsoft has a good resource describing what ransomware looks like and ransomware removal tool. Visit here

If you think you've got ransomware, visit the official US CERT ransomware page here

Ransomware Infographic

Ransomware Infographic
Ransomware Infographic

Monday, July 3, 2017

Pharma Giant Hit By Ransomware

"Merck, a U.S.-based pharmaceutical giant, was among dozens of businesses affected by a sprawling cyberattack Tuesday, with victims across the globe facing demands to hand over a ransom or have their computer networks remain locked and inaccessible."

No comments:

Post a Comment

Ransomware Responses

Ransomware Responses
Ransomware Responses