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Avoiding ransomware is not that hard

Ransomware is the big, scary infosec threat of 2016, but stopping it in its tracks is easier than you think.
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Written by Chris Duckett and  Stilgherrian , Correspondent on

Ransomware has been labelled as the biggest threat in information security today, and while there are more variants and a lot more attempts to get it onto systems than ever, some basic hygiene goes a long way towards preventing it from messing up your computer.

As for businesses in Australia, ransomware makes its way onto machines through an attack vector that should have been prevented years ago.

In this episode of Security TV, ZDNet contributor Stilgherrian and APAC editor Chris Duckett discuss how to avoid the threat in the first place.

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