There are two main types of ransomware commonly seen today:
Ransomware is one of the most prominent cyber threats today and has attracted attention in the mainstream media in the last few years as major corporations and governments reported being compromised by the threat. Costs of ransomware vary depending on the size of the attacked business and severity of the breach, but recent ransomware attacks’ cost is measured in the millions of dollars to individual businesses.
Financial impacts on the business:
Well-prepared organisations use a preventive layer like endpoint protection platforms to block commodity malware threats such as ransomware, which prevents most malicious code execution in the target environment. However, advanced attackers are able to remain undetected by using low and slow attacks, eventually finding a way around the preventive layer. This is where F‑Secure Elements Endpoint Detection and Response comes into the picture.