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By: JP Chua on January 19th, 2022

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What is Ransomware? [Video]

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What is Ransomware

With new hybrid work conditions, more businesses have experienced the potentially devastating consequences of ransomware. But what is it exactly and how can you prevent it from affecting your business? Learn more by watching this video.

In this video, we’ll cover: 

1. What is Ransomware? 0:20 

Ransomware is a classification of malware with an end goal for the hackers of demanding a ransom for the damage they have done. 

2. What are the Points of a Ransomware Attack? 0:52

There are different points or stages of a ransomware attack. They are: 

Get Access to the Network 0:56 
Decide When They Attack 1:18 
Carry Out the Attack 1:24 
Notify You & Request for Ransom 2:15
 What are the Best Ways to Avoid a Ransomware Attack? 3:10 

The best way to avoid a ransomware attack is to have a good IT company and strong security measures to help minimize that risk for you and your business. 

Read our article to learn about the ways to prevent ransomware attacks. 

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