Ransomware is an ever-evolving form of malware designed to encrypt files on a device, rendering these files and the systems they rely on unusable. Malicious actors then demand ransom in exchange for decryption of the files.
Stop Ransomware.gov was created to educate and offer resources to tackle ransomware more effectively. The following resources were designed to help individuals and organizations prevent ransomware attacks that severely impact business processes and leave organizations without the data they need to operate and deliver mission-critical services. Some of the general information includes: