Recently, there has been news about Ransomware on news channels, newspapers and it is circulating on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp etc as well. We at Webtrackstudio thought of sharing the information so that everyone gets to know what is Ransomware, how harmful it is is and how to prevent your system/business from it.
Ransomware attack is a major attack on IT security systems. This has been one of the most and widespread malwares ever seen as per some security experts. Ransomware has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries worldwide. India covers 4% of all the systems affected as in 2016.
The Ransomware is a type of malicious software. It locks the data in your computer or laptop and it doesn’t let you access any data from your own system. In order to get your system unlocked the hackers demand for money usually 300-600 bitcoins or more. Well there is no surety of getting your data unlocked even after you fulfil the demand of money.