Ransomware Brief – Evolution and The Future

Ransomware is profitable! The bad guys are achieving investment returns over 1500% with very low risk. With the right connections, anyone can acquire ransomware as a service; they could buy some ransomware and pay to spread it to users around the world.

What is ransomware?

Ransomware is a type of malware that affects your computer, blocks access to your personal data and demands a ransom payment to unlock your files. It’s also quite successful; imagine losing your data, documents, family photos or life’s work. How much would you have lost? How much would you pay? Continue reading