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It’s like a nightmare. You sit down to do work, send an email, or watch a cat video—and your computer doesn’t work. Yes, it’s plugged in and/or charged up. You even have the right password. Unfortunately, someone else has access to it and they aren’t willing to let you back in, unless the price is right.
You’ve become a victim of ransomware. Not familiar with that term? Be thankful. However, this form of malware is pretty hot these days. In other words, it’s probably a good idea to familiarize yourself with it, even if you think you could never be a target. Here are 10 things you need to know about ransomware, as well as how to prevent it.
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