How Ransomware effects you???

In Today's World the Technology is growing in an unpredictable manner.This technology helping mankind to solve many Unsolved issues but as every good has an evil effects this growing technology also posing threats to mankind.Today the world is facing danger not by any world war or nuclear bombs but  it is cyber attacks  we were quite familiar with this word "Cyber Attacks" but the latest one is very dangerous called as "Ransom Ware" . what is ransomware lets check it.

RansomWare :

                  Ransomware is a type of malicious software that blocks access to the victim's data or threatens to publish or delete it until a ransom is paid. Any action is possible once a device or system is infected and there is no guarantee that paying the ransom will return access or not delete the data. 

             Simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse. More advanced malware uses a technique called cryptoviral extortion, in which it encrypts the victim's files, making them inaccessible, and demands a ransom payment to decrypt them.The ransomware may also encrypt the computer's Master File Table (MFT) or the entire hard drive. Thus, ransomware is a denial-of-access attack that prevents computer users from accessing files since it is intractable to decrypt the files without the decryption key. 

                Ransomware attacks are typically done by sending some unknown links which are in disguised form. These hackers are mainly targeting windows Xp version systems.

After Ransomware attack we will get the following window

            They will charge some US dollar in the form of bitcoins because it is impossible to trace out the flow of the transactions through bitcoins.

         They will give  you deadline for the payment and warn you that all the documents of yours will be 
permanently deleted .

         The main target of these hackers are the software industry and the large scale private and government  Industries.Previously world has faced different ransomware attacks and they are
  • Reveton

  • CryptoLocker

  • CryptoLocker.F and TorrentLocker

  • CryptoWall

  • Fusob

  • WannaCry

So we need to be very careful with these cyber attacks not for the money loss but the data is very important and confidential for any organization or an individual.

  • Try not to open any unknown links or files send to you

  • Use certified and licensed software because the unlicensed software are  the main gateway for this Hackers to enter into your system

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