Acronis Active ProtectionA powerful stand against ransomware that helps protect your data from this nefarious, modern data threat. Safeguards your data from recent ransomware like Petya, WannaCry and Osiris
What is Ransomware?
Ransomware is a particularly painful type of malware. Malware is “hostile or intrusive software” that is illegally introduced onto your system for malicious reasons. When ransomware infects your system it blocks access to your data until the payment is delivered to the criminals who are extorting you or your business. It's an illegal threat to your data.
"Businesses today are up against a rising tide of threats. Cybersecurity threats and data espionage are more prevalent than at any other point in our history – contributing to an anticipated $2 billion loss due to ransomware this year. What is scarier is malicious attacks are no longer limited to hackers; Ransomware-as-a-Service kits can be purchased for a mere $39 by anyone with low moral standards and a desire to generate a few dollars. Acronis has turned the world upside down. Not only have they delivered an innovative protection that any size business can easily use, but also an active protection against ransomware attacks with instant recovery of the affected data. This is a game-changing industry first."
Eric O'Neill, former FBI counter-terrorism and counterintelligence operative
Protection from future threats
The methodologies in Acronis Active Protection detect and deflect attacks, and restore in advanced ways. These protection approaches not only stay ahead of the criminals, but they are more innovative and advanced than any other anti-ransomware methodology available. The solution addresses:
- Attackers that try to infect or compromise local or cloud backups
- Attacks that are smaller and harder to notice, for example changing only a small part of a document or photo deep in your hard drive
- Attackers coming up with creative new ways to attempt to surreptitiously change your files without your knowledge