In today’s world, your small business and personal information is about as valuable as gold. Hackers, spammers and other nefarious folks are always on the hunt for insecure methods for gaining access to your data solely to make money. Don’t kid yourself—this is Big Business, with capital Bs!More
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Hostage situations. Something you would never want to deal with as a business owner. You didn’t get in the business of negotiating with terrorists – you got in business to make money. Yet, thousands of small businesses are finding that that’s the exact scenario they’re in when they’re infected with ransomware. What is ransomware? Ransomware is when a cyber criminal hacks into your system and prevents access to your data until you pay their ransom. Some forms of ransomware even encrypt files on the systems hard drive, which makes it impossible to decrypt without paying the ransom for the encryption key, while others lock the system and display messages that coax the user into paying. Here’s everything you need to know about ransomware and how to avoid threats by boosting security.More