Reducing the threat of ransomware

By on July 19, 2016 in Blog, Security

Ransomware is when cybercriminals are able to hijack a computer and prevent the owner accessing its contents and data unless they pay a fee. It has become an increasingly sophisticated crime over the last few years and costs small businesses in the UK, hundreds of thousands of pounds. According to the latest statistics, over half of malware attacks nowadays contain some kind of ransomware.