Why Ransomware Is Still An Active Threat
March 04, 2019 / Sean Michael Kerner
For several years, ransomware was a rising threat, causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages and disrupting operations around the world. But what is the state of ransomware in 2019? In a session at the RSA Conference here, a pair of McAfee researchers detailed how the threat landscape for ransomware has changed and where it is headed. They also provided insight into what organizations can now do to help minimize the risk of being a victim of ransomware.
Ransomware is an attack in which a victim's system is somehow compromised or infected with some form of malware, which then encrypts user ...