The number of ransomware attacks against individuals and businesses more than doubled between the first and second half of 2016, and that disturbing trend shows no signs of slowing down. The cybercriminals who spread ransomware are constantly coming up with new and innovative ways to encrypt your digital files and get your money. That's how they took in more than $1 billion in ransom payments last year, according to the FBI.
In this episode of The Carbonite Podcast, small business expert Steve Strauss provides an update on some of the latest ransomware threats -- including the rise of mobile ransomware and attacks against Mac users. He also explains what businesses and families need to do to protect themselves. Keep your data out of the hands of cybercriminals. Listen to The Carbonite Podcast today.