Beware of Ranscam

One of the more recent trends in Malware is ransomware. If you are unfamiliar with this security threat, it is an exploit that once it infects a machine, it encrypts a user’s files or the operating system’s files. Once the data is encrypted. a popup message typically follows demanding payment to get the files decrypted. If that were all that would be bad enough, but now a new trend in ransomware has emerged. Obviously anyone creating malware has ethical issues to begin with but the newest trend is to have the software simply delete the user’s files and still ask for a ransom pretending all the while to have encrypted the files. Sadly the user doesn’t find out the files were deleted till after they pay……Find Out More Here

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