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Ransomware continues to strike companies

Ransomware continues to strike companies

Seven out of ten companies admit they aren’t prepared for a ransomware attack, yet attacks are on the rise.

Ransomware is a specific and extremely harmful type of malware used by cybercriminals to extort money from businesses by blocking access to your data.

Don’t let anyone hold your business hostage

What Is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a specific and extremely harmful type of malware used by cybercriminals to extort money from individuals, organizations, and businesses. The infections block access to your data until you make a ransom payment, at which point you’re supposed to regain access.

In reality, nearly 40% of the victims who pay the ransom never get their data back and 73% of those that pay are targeted again later – which is why everyone must protect against ransomware.

Ransomware’s Connection to Cryptojacking
Cybercriminals are infecting Windows and Linux machines with malware that hijacks computing resources to mine cryptocurrencies without the user’s knowledge. Cryptojacking not only slows computer performance, increases energy costs, and damages hardware, the infection usually injects ransomware to maximize the malware’s profitability.

Thankfully, Data Outsources datacloud365 security suite automatically detects and stops both ransomware and cryptojackers in real time – outperforming many leading endpoint cybersecurity solutions.

Contact Data Outsource today to find out how to protect your digital asset, data.

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