Computer viruses didn’t just manifest through natural means like biological bugs. They’re manmade, of course. But where and why did they start? This lesson on the history of computer viruses will help you understand their origin and evolution.
For some reason, many people are under the impression that their smartphones are invulnerable to cyberattacks. That’s a dangerous assumption, especially with the increasing threat of ransomware. To anyone who’s asked the question “should I encrypt my phone?” the answer is yes.
Recently, we wrote a blog defining ransomware and detailing the threat it poses to the cybersecurity of businesses. After learning about it, most people seek out ransomware prevention methods to avoid falling victim to the dreaded form of malware. With these simple tips, you can foil cybercriminals’ plans to hold your data hostage.
Viruses like Locky and CryptoWall are plaguing the Internet. These malicious cyber-infections are known as ransomware. But, what is ransomware, exactly? And, perhaps more importantly, why should you be concerned? In this blog post, TCI explains.