What is Ransomware?

What is Ransomware?

Learn the basic advice on how to protect yourself from ransomware.

Updated Jul 03, 2020

Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, designed to deny access to a computer system or data until a ransom is paid. This short video introduces ransomware, discusses how it is delivered, and explains the effect of an infection. Users are provided with best practices for minimizing the threat of ransomware.