Ransomware

There is a new threat that is literally holding Facebook and LinkedIn users hostage. This threat is a new type of Ransomware called ImageGate.

What is Ransomware?

Ransomware is a kind of malware that encrypts the files on your computer, and demands a ransom to unlock the data. Users are faced with the choice of losing their data, or paying the attackers. Ransomware has been the biggest computer threat of 2016. Many security experts believe it is set to increase exponentially during 2017, due to using new methods of distributing the Ransomware.

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The best defense against spyware and other unwanted software is to not download it in the first place.

Here are a few tips that can help you avoid downloading software that you don't want:

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