The Truth about Cryptolocker and Ransomware

Written by Jeremy Smario on Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 — Categories: Security, FAQs

One of the more ingenious forms of computer hacking in the past decade is the development and implementation of ransomware. Ransomware is a type of computer malware which when infected into a user’s computer restricts access to that computer and demands a form of ransom be paid before the system can be accessed. The ransom can range from $100 to upwards of $10,000.

Systems Administrator Jeremy Smario explains what ransomware is and how can you avoid data loss or the huge expense of freeing your files from its grip in this post.

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