Each of them is designed to infect the system differently, but all have the same malicious objective: to extort the victim into paying money to get the data back.
Given the high volume and wide distribution these ransomware families have, any of us could become the next victim unless we protect ourselves.
If you want to learn more about what ransomware can do, this Q&A on the No More Ransom website is just what you need.
You can browse more in this anti-ransomware protection list or in the prevention advice page on the No More Ransom website.
If you don't have a backup, head on over to the No More Ransom website and try one of the free decryption tools available.
Don’t forget to report the cyberattack to your local authorities! This will help the No More Ransom partners gather more information on the cybercriminals behind the attacks, thus contributing to taking them down.