26
Sep
2016

Ransomware ate my homework (and I don’t have a backup)

It’s your worst nightmare.

You promised the client a final version of your report yesterday, and you’ve been ignoring her calls since late last night. It’s almost done. You stayed up till 5 in the morning to finish it, but you just wanted a few hours of sleep so that you could go over it one more time before hitting the send button. You boot up your mac, open the folder, and your face goes white. You see the file, it’s there, but now after the .docx filename extension you there’s a new one, and it the scariest word you ever saw in your life:

Encrypted!

Read more at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ransomware-ate-my-homework-i-dont-have-backup-yul-bahat-cissp