Ransomware: Malware in its cruelest form

Ransomware is another type of malware, but this one carries a bit of a sting.  Ransomware is nothing new, and if you remember the AIDS Trojan, you know it dates back to the late 80s.  Because it was the 80s, instead of paying electronically with bitcoin, the victim had to send money via the USPS to a P.O. Box.  Ransomware has been the headline for 2016.  If infected with this malware, access to your system will be limited until a ransom is paid. Contine reading