Ransomware is a form of hacking which encrypts and “locks” your personal and/or business data, then demands a ransom in order to regain access. But recently, a new form of ransomware has emerged which targets control systems and shuts them down until large sums are paid – or even indefinitely.

In this whitepaper, Fortiguard Labs shares information from their global data analysis on the trajectory and impact of ransomware. You’ll also gain a more thorough understanding of what ransomware is, how it works, who it targets, and how you can protect yourself.

Ransomware, the Exploding Cyber Threat