Jul 14

Resist the Click: Your first defense against cyber sabotage

Cyber Security

By Russ Levanway, CEO

A virus as menacing as it sounds

A couple years ago a new virus emerged called “CryptoLocker”. This nefarious virus is classified as ‘ransomware’; It infects computers by encrypting the files, offloading the encryption key, and holding the files ransom for a fee made payable to CryptoLocker’s authors.

Many people without backups have paid the ransom out of desperation, and those behind the CryptoLocker attack often (but not always) returned decrypted files. No one knows exactly how much they have extorted but reports have pegged it at over $30 million.


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