Reeling in Ransomware provides a history of cryptoviral extortion, the most malicious of ransomware strains.
In the past five years, hackers have reached new criminal heights powered by encryption technology sophistication. Since 2013, the Department of Justice estimates the CryptoLocker virus alone has compromised more than 260,000 computers worldwide.
• Review the four primary ways cryptovirus code is planted.
• Learn five tips to make humans less hackable.
• Discover the single, infallible strategy for defeating ransomware.
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