Ransomware can be a nightmare, and not just for unsuspecting home users. In large enterprises, important files are traditionally stored on a file server, but with the mobile aspect of today's computing, users may be in situations without connectivity back to the office or even the cloud, and have to store work product at least temporarily on their laptops. If they get infected with ransomware, those files that they've put hours or days of work into could be taken hostage.
This month, Microsoft released a tool in their regular Patch Tuesday releases that's designed to remove TeleCrypt, one of the most prevalent ransomware programs. Read more here: