Blog: 6 ways to help prevent ransomeware attacks
Ransomware attacks have affected companies large and small across the globe. In May, the WannaCry ransomware spread to organizations in more than 150 countries, affecting more than 300,000 devices. Ransomware encrypts files or locks computer screens and demands that victims pay a ransom—usually in a cryptocurrency such as bitcoin—to regain access to their data. It's become wildly successful for criminals over the past few years. That's the bad news.