Over the years, malware has evolved from simply shutting down a computer to destroying an enemy nation-state’s nuclear power plant. It’s no longer the province of hobby hackers, but the business of organized crime and a tool for terrorists and nation states. We will explore the evolution of malicious code attacking individual files to sophisticated social engineering and ransomware campaigns against our better judgement and national infrastructure. It is a scary set of scenarios but still a navigable one if you are aware of the circumstances and mindful in how you respond to them. Let’s figure it out together!