The YouTube video seeks to raise awareness about Ransomware. This type of malware has extended from individuals to the corporate world. Companies and individuals paid out more than $209 million in ransom in the first quarter of 2016 alone. As at February 2016, over 24 million had been hit by a “Locky”. The figures are alarming and more measures need to be put in place.
- Seek assistance from cyber security firms for advice on proper security of one’s devices
- Conducting awareness in the private and public sectors
- Security education and developing the integrated security ecosystem
- Individuals and companies to adopt a multi-layered security system to reduce the level of vulnerabilities