how to deal with ransomware effectively

Cybersecurity is vital as cyberattacks are prevalent. Therefore, we always hear horror stories. They affect not only individuals but also organisations. Cyberattacks cost billions of dollars to the economy. Cybercrime costs are estimated to reach 10 Trillion by 2025.

I was checking the tech news from my feeds earlier as my weekend read. One of the interesting and concerning news stories is the recent cyberattacks that forced a major US fuel pipeline to shut down.

It is good to know that the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is engaged in this situation.

The nature of the attack is Ransomware.

Ransomware is a common cybersecurity attack. These attacks use malware which is malicious software. If your device is infected with Ransomware, it will be unusable.

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