What is Ransomware and Why You Should Care!

Malicious software has always been a part of the online experience. There are always people that want to steal credit card info, identities and so on. But it’s important to know what you are getting into and what you can expect when it comes to downloading stuff or visiting a website. You can end up with ransomware installed on your computer, and that can be very problematic.
What is ransomware?

Ransomware is a malicious software that comes with a very distinct method of keeping you away from your files. As soon as ransomware is installed on your system, it will automatically lock a file and if you want to regain access to that file you will have to pay a real money ransom. In order to avoid detection most hackers ask that the ransom is sent in bitcoin or any other untraceable currency.

Types of ransomware