According to SingCert (Singapore Computer Emergency Response Team), there has been a noticeable rise in ransomware infections in both Singapore and overseas. Ransomware is a type of malware that holds a victim's files, computer system or mobile device "hostage", restricting access until a ransom is paid.
To safeguard against ransomware, we recommends users exercise caution and avoid opening suspicious e-mail attachments or links to website that you do not recognize. We encourage users to perform frequent file back-ups. Alternatively we offer our clients back-up solutions as part of the company's disaster recovery plans.
Read SingCert's full advisory here: https://www.csa.gov.sg/