A computer is presenting a user with a screen requesting payment before the user data is allowed to be accessed by the same user. What type of malware is this?

A computer is presenting a user with a screen requesting payment before the user data is allowed to be accessed by the same user. What type of malware is this?

  • a type of virus
  • a type of worm
  • a type of ransomware
  • a type of logic bomb
    Answers Explanation & Hints:

    Ransomware commonly encrypts data on a computer and makes the data unavailable until the computer user pays a specific sum of money