Learn how ransomware is affecting systems such as cars, phones, macOS, and IoT devices and infiltrating niche markets such as health care, the public sector, and education.
- [Instructor] When we think about what systems ransomware…developers target, we think about Windows operation systems.…However, as time has passed we're seeing that ransomware…can affect a broad platform of systems,…including cars, phones,…Mac operating systems, and IoT devices.…In addition, ransomware is now infiltrating…into niche markets, such as health care,…public sector, and education.…
In the private sector, recent news events have reported…that smartphone owners could also be a victim…of a ransomware variant that obtains victim's…private photographs and contacts,…and then locks down the phone,…and threatens to send out the information…unless they pay a ransom.…Mobile users provide a juicy target for hackers,…as many times they can be lured into downloading a fake app…off of Google Play, downloading a cat picture…embedded with malware, or installing a game…that is a fake version of Pokemon Go.…
Ransomware developers are aggressively targeting…Microsoft Office products and dropping malicious macros…within the documents.…
- How ransomware works
- Types of ransomware
- Safeguarding Windows
- Securing your router
- Updating software and operating systems
- Spam, phishing, and spoofing
- Reporting ransomware
Skill Level Beginner
Ransomware: Practical Reverse Engineeringwith Malcolm Shore1h 22m Intermediate
Malware: Defense and Responsewith Scott M Burrell40m 46s Intermediate
Windows Performance Toolkit: Malware Analysiswith Thomas Pantels1h 4m Intermediate
1. Ransomware Overview
2. Types of Ransomware
3. Safeguarding Windows
4. Good Practice
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