Here’s something terrifying for Halloween – ransomware! The threat of ransomware has significantly risen with USA Today reporting earlier this year that “attacks against hospitals, schools, government agencies, police departments, businesses and individuals are dramatically increasing.” Back in March, for example, three US hospitals were attacked with the Kentucky Methodist Hospital declaring an “internal state of emergency” when all their data was held hostage by a group of hackers. Plus, with international hacking and cybersecurity making headlines in recent months with the presidential election, such attacks have become part of our daily news grind. Malwarebytes has released a helpful infographic that overviews the dangers and steps necessary to protect yourself and your business from ransomware vulberability.
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