Expert ransomware data recovery
Understanding the three main types of ransomware:
The simplest form of ransomware. These consist of fake applications or programs that mostly come as fake antivirus or cleanup software.
Lock screen viruses
The second-most dangerous ransomware type. When infected, the virus locks the user’s computer and displays a full size window with a message stating that the user must pay a ransom to unlock the computer.
The most dangerous ransomware type. After gaining access to the victim’s computer, the attacker infiltrates the computer’s data and file structure to encrypt every file and folder on the computer.
Have you been hit by ransomware?
Follow these next steps:
Remain calm. Rash decisions could cause further data loss.
Check your most recent set of backups.
Never pay the ransom because attackers may not unlock your data.
Contact Ontrack for advice and to explore recovery options.
Whitepaper: The global impact of ransomware
Every day there is new information on ransomware and the impact it is having globally. The news is frightening, and concerns are growing.
No organisation is safe from malware; it is impacting governments, small and large businesses and personal users all over the world. The more information that we have on the subject, the better we can prepare and prevent an attack from happening.
Ontrack has created some important information that will educate you on the statistics and how to avoid ransomware within your organisation.
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