How to Prevent and Respond to Ransomware Attacks
Note: This is an excerpt of Ransomware and only contains Chapters 1–4.
The biggest online threat to businesses and consumers today is ransomware, a category of malware that can encrypt your computer files until you pay a ransom to unlock them.
With this practical book, you’ll learn how easily ransomware infects your system and what steps you can take to stop the attack before it sets foot in the network.
Security experts Allan Liska and Timothy Gallo explain how the success of these attacks not only has spawned several variants of ransomware, but also a litany of ever-changing ways they’re delivered to targets. You’ll learn pragmatic methods for responding quickly to a ransomware attack, as well as how to protect yourself from becoming infected in the first place.