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Lesson 2: Ransomware

Online Safety
Podcast

In the series: The Online Safety Podcast Series

Ransomware is malicious software that uses encryption to lock you out of your computer and make your files inaccessible. The attacker usually demands payment, and in return, promises to give you back access to your files.

Learn about how to help prevent this and the resources available to you if you are ever a victim of a ransomware or malware attack.

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