It is a type of ransomware, a cyberattack released in 2013. It targeted and infected Microsoft Windows users through spam emails with a malicious attachment. It used a botnet to launch the attack and encrypted the files and data stored on the local device and those in the synced cloud storage accounts. The victims were asked to pay a bitcoin ransom to get the decryption key.

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La mayoría de las empresas no están preparadas para la mayor ciberamenaza de 2021: ransomware

Uno pensaría que el ransomware, actualmente la ciberamenaza más importante que existe, mantiene a todas las organizaciones al límite y bien preparadas para un ataque. Sin embargo, la realidad es que muchas empresas no tienen planes de respuesta a incidentes o nunca...