UCSB Cyber Security Tip of the Month - Ransomware

July 6, 2017

Ransomware is in the news a lot lately. A recent string of ransomware attacks caused  numerous high-profile business shut downs, including the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s ticketing system, Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, and the University of Calgary, just to name a few.

Ransomware is the fastest growing malware threat, targeting users of all types—from the home user to the corporate network. Please copy the URL below into your browsers address bar to find out more:

Ransomeware
https://security.ucop.edu/resources/security-awareness/ransomware.html

This tip is brought to you by your UCSB Cyber Security Awareness Team and UCOP Security Awareness Team.

Sam Horowitz
samh@ucsb.edu

Kip Bates
kip.bates@ucsb.edu

Kevin North
kevin.north@ucsb.edu

For additional cyber security information visit:
https://security.ucsb.edu
https://security.ucop.edu/resources/security-awareness