CompTIA Security Exam Practice Questions Sample SY0 501 Q367

After surfing the Internet, Joe, a user, woke up to find all his files were corrupted. His wallpaper was replaced by a message stating the files were encrypted and he needed to transfer money to a foreign country to recover them. Joe is a victim of:

A. a keylogger
B. spyware
C. ransomware
D. a logic bomb

Correct Answer: C