If you didn’t know about malware, you certainly do now. Ransomware, a form of malware – or malicious software – is a trojan virus designed to block access to a computer system and theoretically hold it hostage until a sum...

Ransomware...It Could Happen to You

by Jen McNeill on October 17, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Today, I want to talk about a recent form of malware that has been causing major trouble: Ransomware.

That’s right- RANSOMware. It is exactly how it sounds:

A type of malicious software that restricts access to a victim’s...

Ransomware first appeared as a method of stealing money from individuals, but it is now being used to restrict access to organizations such as hospitals, financial organizations, and even local law enforcement. Over the...