Ransomware infects your computer or mobile device, locking you out until you pay a ransom. Visit Able Home & Office site at www. able.com.pg to learn how our Security Software products (Kaspersky) can help you stay protected. Ransomware is a form of malicious software, or malware, which restricts access to your computer or mobile device or encrypts data until you pay a ransom in exchange for accessing your device or data again. Two forms of ransomware are currently the most widely used around the world: locker and crypto ransomware. Locker ransomware locks you out of basic computer functions, forcing you to pay a ransom to regain control. Crypto ransomware, on the other hand, encrypts sensitive data like documents and important files, threatening to destroy them unless you pay a fee. Ransomware is a serious threat that can affect you and all computer and mobile device users. But by knowing how to avoid it and by using up-to-date security software, you can stay safe.
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Security Dangers of Public Wi-Fi