How to stay protected against ransomware

Sophos Intercept X stops attacks in their tracks before they become an issue

2nd July, 2017
Dermot Hayden, Sophos Country Manager

Ransomware is one of the most widespread and damaging threats that internet users face. Since the infamous CryptoLocker first appeared in 2013, we’ve seen a new era of file-encrypting ransomware variants delivered through spam messages and Exploit Kits, extorting money from home users and businesses alike. The current wave of ransomware families can have their roots traced back to the early days of Fake AV, through “Locker” variants and finally to the file-encrypting variants that...

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