Ransomware is the number one risk for businesses in New York. Managed IT services can help you prevent it. In this article we’re going to cover the risks of ransomware to your business. We’ll also explain how we’ve helped our customers prevent it.
Ransomware is a type of malware which encrypts data on your device. After the data is encrypted, a ransom will be demanded (normally in cryptocurrency). If the ransom is not paid, the data is either perpetually blocked or leaked online. However, you have no guarantee that paying the ransom will actually result in the data being unencrypted.