Ransomware is the trendy new cybersecurity threat that is all the craze. It can cripple the smallest to the largest of businesses in the matter of minutes. Now a new threat from ransomware is afoot. Ransomware as a Service (RaaS). Ransomware as a Service means anyone can purchase the tools to perform a ransomware attack, this likely means an increase of ransomware attacks to come.
As always there are several ways to help stay safe from ransomware. Always regularly backup your data and keep a copy offsite and offline, this way you know it is not infected with the ransomware. Ensure macros are disabled in document attachments in your email. Be suspicious of unsolicited emails, trust but verify. Have an antivirus/antimalware solution on your device and keep it updated. Lastly, keep your software up-to-date!