Ransomware Guide: An Explanation and How to Defend Against It
Too Long; Didn't ReadRansomware is a common and potentially devastating form of cyberattack on organizations of every kind. Nonprofits are as vulnerable to these attacks as any other business as they neglect security as they operate on a tight budget and without any dedicated technology experts on staff. Hackers then demand money in return for granting access to your data. 75 percent of attacks are on small businesses, with over $350 million in ransom money paid to cybercriminals. The healthcare sector is also a common target, used to test out how well an attack can span multiple systems.