A New Ransomware is Attacking The Small Business

The days are over when crypto criminals think that they are out of reach of the law but nowadays, 1 out of 10 people is getting arrested for the criminal offence like ransomware. Just like society and technology, the criminals are also getting advanced day by day. With the development of internet, there are a lot of opportunities in front of the youngsters. Some are using these opportunities in a positive way while some of them are using in a bad way. One of the most common type of negative opportunity is crypto ransomware. A lot of people are practicing it for getting the cash in their hands by doing nothing.

You must have heard about a news like you computer is encrypted and you have to pay fine for it. The users thought that why they have to pay the fine when they have never committed any crime. Some people are so smart that they get in touch with police while some are so innocent that they pay the fine for the mistake, they have never done. After some time, another news came in the market where the files of the system get freezed and they will not get de-freezed if the ransom amount will not be paid. So as to get the files, the users pay ransom amount to the attackers. But nowadays, there is new kind of ransomware attack in the market. In which the virus comes either in the form of an e-mail with a link or any website. When you click on the link, a message pops up which states that your computers is hacked and all the files are encrypted. Plus, it states that once you will pay the ransom money, then only you will be able to get the data back.

Whether it is a small or a large business, everyone is vulnerable of getting the ransomware attack. So be it a small business or a large business, everyone is looking for the options with which you can save yourself from ransomware attack. If you are also looking for the same then you will know several steps by the end of this article.

Employee training- Once you got to know about the ransomware then you should be well prepared for dealing with it. But do you know the weakest link which is mist commonly attacked by the ransomware attacker is the employee. So it is important give the detailed information and training for being safe from the ransomware attacks.

Password protection- It is the weakest part of the system which is a perk for the ransomware attackers. Do not make a mistake of keeping the password same for too long. In fact, try to change the password after 30 days and not keep the same password for mire than 90 days. Plus, ask your employees, not to use the password and user id out of the enterprise. The ransomware attacker can be anyone and might be keeping a eye on the username and password of employee, so do not do it. Plus, do not share your login details with any other person.

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