What You Need to Know About the ImageGate Ransomware

ImageGate RansomwareRansomware is a form of malware that encrypts a user’s data and prevents them from accessing their personal files until they pay the hacker for their files back. Sometimes users are requested to pay hundreds of dollars in order to receive a decryption key. Usually, ransomware is transmitted through infected email links, malicious websites or popup messages.

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The Evolution of the Ransomware Threat

Ransomware OriginsIf you’re a news junkie you’ve probably heard about one of the most effective threats – ransomware. Every time you turn on the news there’s another report of a medical system, university or even electrical grid being brought to its knees by data-encrypting criminals who hold precious information until ransom has been paid.

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Zcrypt – What’s Old is New Again

Zcrypt!What do you get when you cross ransomware with a virus? Zcrypt. It’s a new and dangerous ransomware/virus hybrid. It’s a combination of how damaging a ransomware attack can be to your privacy, having an old twist on new methods.

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5 Tricks to Ensure You Won’t Get Hacked!

halloween hacker tricks

With Halloween around the corner, cybercriminals are pulling out their biggest bag of tricks. Make sure that this Halloween brings you only the good kind of treats, staying far away from malicious tricks that are brewing up this Halloween season.

 

 

 

 

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To Pay or Not to Pay – That is the Ransomware Question

RansomwareImagine you’ve just come home after a long day of work to open your computer and find a pop up on your screen instructing you to pay approximately $500 to unlock and decrypt all your files. You’ve just been hit by ransomware, and now you have a choice to make. Do you pay up to get your files back, or do you stand your ground? Ransomware has recently become the hottest attack method for hackers to use, and it effects upwards of 10,000 people in the US each day.

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Ransomware is Everywhere

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