Beware of Ransomware in Job Applications

Jul 21, 2023Recruiting Daily
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This article discusses the dangers of ransomware and its potential penetration into the job application process. It provides an overview of ransomware, noting it is a type of malicious software that encrypts data and then requires a fee or ransom to be paid before the data can be accessed again. It argues this threat will likely become more concerning in the job application process, noting email applications are particularly vulnerable to the threat. Finally, It outlines recommendations for organizations to reduce their vulnerability to ransomware, including regularly updating their security software and encrypting their data.