Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the victim to become a willing accomplice after the fact. These words by James Scott of the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology succinctly explain the tight ropes of helplessness that a ransomware attack can tie around the victim, with his permission!
To understand exactly how ransomware works, how it makes the victim an accomplice in the crime, study this infographic. Remember, a can happen to anyone anytime, so knowing how to fight back is of extreme importance.
How to Fight a Ransomware Attack:
Infographic by – Landau Consulting