In light of the major ransomware attacks on a meat producer and oil pipeline, the FBI offers tips for avoiding the destructive cyber-attacks.
Ransomware is a type of malicious software, or malware, that prevents you from accessing your computer files, systems, or networks and demands you pay a ransom for their return. Ransomware attacks can cause costly disruptions to operations and the loss of critical information and data.
Tips for Avoiding Ransomware
The FBI does not support paying a ransom in response to a ransomware attack.