Millions of dollars are being spent by crime syndicates and other organizations to create malware in order to steal billions of dollars from businesses. For them it’s a great racket, for the rest of the world it is a significant resource burden. There are many forms of malware, each with its own forte. The most recent class to gain limelight is ransomware.
Though the current media hype focuses on ransomware, there are multiple factors to be considered when researching endpoint defense and making security program decisions.