"Ransomware" is the name given to a category of viruses/malware that blocks access to files (Word, PDF, Excel, etc.) on the computers and requires a monetary transfer to unlock them. It is a kind of "abduction of files with demands for payment of ransom", and hence the name "ransomware". It should be noted that the virus/malware not only blocks the files residing in the infected computer, but also those which reside in external devices or areas of networking that it is linked.
Protect yourself from these and other threats:
Keep regular backups and safeguard these backups;
Be careful with the e-mails you receive with content outside of normal, especially when they have links or attached files;
Avoid browse websites and download;
Keep the operating system, software and antivirus updated in terms of security
Why do we disclose this information?
The attacks of "ransomware" are one of the major threats to the movement in cyberspace and, in this way, information and prevention are the defenses more effective. See more details here.
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