Ransomware on the Rise
Since 2005, federal internet crime logs show nearly 7,700 ransomware complaints totaling $57.6 million in damages – a number that includes ransoms paid as well as other costs incurred by the victims.
How can you protect your business from ransomware attacks? According to the Federal Bureau of Consumer Protection, it’s important to ensure your software is always up-to-date. Avoid questionable links or downloading untrustworthy attachments. And be sure to back up your important files.