8 ways to protect your data from ransomware [Infographic]
The threats of CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, GameOver Zeus and other types of new malware are on the rise. Once files on your computer have been encrypted by malware like CryptoLocker, there’s no way to retrieve them without obtaining a private key. Currently, the only way to obtain the key is to pay the ransom… which is why CryptoLocker is referred to as ransomware. Hackers can demand hundreds of thousands of dollars from you, just so you can retrieve your data!