What is a Cryptovirus? – How to Prepare for Disaster

The definition of a Cryptovirus is: "cryptovirus (plural cryptoviruses) Malware that specializes in extortion by encrypting user files and asking for payment in exchange for the decryption key." Cryptoviruses / Ransomeware attacks are nasty! They are also the latest trend in cyber attacks against not only businesses but regular folks all over the world. Encrypting the data makes it unusable and unrecoverable. We have seen first hand the damage these…