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Report Forcepoint A Practical Guide to Combatting Ransomware

A Practical Guide to Combatting Ransomware

Defending Your Organization From Ransomware

Ransomware is a costly and highly destructive threat to business with attackers moving beyond simply encrypting data to stealing it for profit or deliberate reputational damage. Ransomware attacks are not new, but they are evolving and becoming more sophisticated. Four of the top five most dangerous pieces of malware were recorded in 2020 were ransomware. Read this report to discover three steps to ensure that your organization is protected from ransomware attacks.

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The first documented example of ransomware occurred in 1989 when 20,000 diskettes were infected with malware that hid directories and encrypted the names of the files.

The perpetrator demanded a ransom of $189 for the antidote to the virus