Understanding Ransomware and encryption

Understanding Ransomware and encryption. Ransomware is malware that locks your computer and mobile devices access and files by encryption of your electronic files. When this happens, you can’t get to the data unless you pay a ransom. Your computer is no longer ‘yours’ but under control of the attacker.

First of all, I wish to express the need of very good safety tools if you value your data! Always use top antivirus applications which include anti-ransomware protection. Next always have your data back-upped ! Not in the same network environment as this is all under control of your attacker.  Use external facilities like Acronis or Sophos and others. People always think others get attacked but not themselves. My advice is to invest in your companies data safety and don’t aim for cheap solutions.

Now the question about encryption and decryption: Understanding Ransomware and Encryption !


Unlock Apple hacked device for ransom


Even with cutting-edge tools and considerable resources on their hands, cybercriminals don’t have many options to infecting macOS or iOS devices.
The reason is Mac’s architecture: Apple has contrived a security architecture sturdy enough to thwart most attack mechanisms that work on Windows. Under the circumstances, threat actors are bound to discover alternate weak links in this strong defense chain and, unfortunately, have had some success.

Unlock Apple hacked device for ransom :

As per the anatomy of this con, an efficient workaround is ‘to reset the iCloud login‘ credentials. To do this, go to iforgot.apple.com on a computer or other non-infected device and follow the steps below: