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Someone in your company gets an email. It looks legitimate — but with one click on a link, or one download of an attachment, everyone is locked out of your network. How do you identify ransomware and what should you do to protect your business?

To find out how much you know about ransomware, select the correct response for each question or statement.

1. What is ransomware?

2. Local backup files – saved on your computer – will protect your data from being lost in a ransomware attack. True or False?

3. Which of these best describes how criminals start ransomware attacks?

4. If you encounter a ransomware attack, the first thing you should do is pay the ransom. True or False?

5. Setting your software to auto-update is one way you can help protect your business from ransomware. True or False?

Additional Resources

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