Fight ransomware with data backups and gift cards

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April 29, 2016

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Fight ransomware with data backups and gift cards


Ransomware is a hacker’s cash grab. When this type of malware attacks your PC, it locks your precious files behind a password and demands payment for unlocking your docs. As in any other hostage situation, paying the ransom may or may not get you your files back. With ransomware, an ounce of prevention — backing up all your important files — is worth a pound of Bitcoin cures. Here’s how to foil ransomware. Read more »


Tom McNamara

Senior Editor

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