Ransomware is a Malicious piece of software software created by a hacker to restrict access to the computer system, documents,images and all data on the network that it infects, demanding a ransom to be paid to the creator of the malicious software for the restriction to be removed.

Some forms of ransomware may encrypt files on the system’s hard drive, while others may simply lock the system and display messages to coax the user into paying.

Ransomware attacks are becoming more commonplace and insidious in 2020, security breaches rampant by organized crime groups through the world capitalizing on unprotected business and american local government and health organizations.

I have organized a full guide to network security in 2020 to increase general public awareness and user education on how serious these threats are to the general public and the american economy at large.



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