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Is Ransomware Malware?

Yes, ransomware is a type of malware. Malware is a broad term for malicious software, and ransomware is a specific type of malware that encrypts a user’s data and then demands payment in exchange for the decryption key.

Ransomware is typically spread through malicious links, attachments, or downloads, and can be used to target individuals, businesses, and even government organizations. It is important to take precautions to protect yourself from ransomware, such as regularly backing up your data, keeping your operating system and software up to date, and using strong passwords. Additionally, it is important to be aware of any suspicious emails or links, and never click on them.

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