This article contains links to additional information about the Ransomware type of threats, prepared by Symantec Security Response.
Trojan.Ransomlock is not a detection for one single threat, or variants of one single threat. It is the detection name for a full class of malware - one that has become increasingly common the past several years. there are several hundred write-ups for distinct variants. With new Ransomware malware discovered on a daily basis, end-user education is an important part of the protection. The videos and other resources below are aimed to help users recognize this set of threats.
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Special Report: Ransomware and Businesses 2016
The evolution of ransomware
Ransomware: How to stay safe
Ransomcrypt: A Thriving Menace
Ransomware - A Growing Menace (3-minute video introduction to Ransomware)
Ransomware: A Growing Menace (whitepaper)
Ransomware on the rise: Norton tips on how to prevent getting infected.
Ransomware: How to Earn $33,000 Daily
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Recovering Ransomlocked Files Using Built-In Windows Tools
The dawn of ransomware: How ransomware could move to wearable devices