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What is Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS)?

Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) is a type of cybercrime where individuals or groups can purchase ransomware software and services from a third-party provider.

This allows even those with little technical expertise to launch ransomware attacks on unsuspecting victims. RaaS providers typically offer a range of services, including customizing the ransomware software, hosting the malware on their own servers, and providing technical support to their customers. In exchange, the provider takes a cut of the ransom payments made by victims.

RaaS has become increasingly popular in recent years due to its ease of use and low barrier to entry. It has also led to a proliferation of ransomware attacks, which can have devastating consequences for individuals and businesses alike.

To protect against RaaS attacks, it is important to regularly back up important data, keep software up to date, and educate employees on how to identify and avoid phishing emails and other common attack vectors. Additionally, investing in robust cybersecurity solutions such as firewalls, antivirus software, and intrusion detection systems can help prevent RaaS attacks from succeeding.

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