The internet is an open highway with no restrictions, whatsoever. This means any public institution or private individual can be hacked at any time of day. The only deterrent between your system and the hacker is how effective your firewall is, how long it will withstand the hacker’s attempt to infiltrate and corrupt your computer or network of servers. These hackers then hold your computer(s) hostage and demand that a ransom be paid before they let you operate once again. There are various levels to cyber crimes. Hacking computers is just one of them. It’s crucial that you share this article with your loved ones, co-workers and friends. Educate yourself on why you should think twice before clicking any link online or via e-mail.