Ransomware is a form of malicious malware that targets your private files and demands money for their safe return. Quite often these demands will come with a time limit and the risk of losing your files forever. Below you’ll find a selection of articles to talk you through ransomware, why it’s so dangerous and what you can do to prevent it from happening to you.
The NSA is strongly urging Windows users to update their systems — ASAP! — to avoid the BlueKeep vulnerability.
No matter the color of their hat, hackers are a dangerous force to reckon with. AVG takes a look at some of the most prolific of our time. From state actors to skilled individuals, these people have rocked the digital world in some form or another. What can we learn from their exploits?
Everything you ever wanted to know about Denial of Service attacks, including how they work, their history, and how to stay safe from one. This easy-to-read expose will help you better understand one of the most common attacks out there.
Your complete guide to Mac ransomware, how to remove it and what you can do to protect yourself against attack. (Plus a quick story about hot dogs with human faces.)
Your complete guide to Android ransomware and what you can do to protect yourself against attacks.
Worried about the next big ransomware attack? Read our guide to learn how to protect yourself against ransomware, or how to remove it if you’ve been infected.
Petya ransomware is back with a vengeance - and we know how to keep you safe from it