If you have just gotten CryptoWall, CryptoLocker or some other variant, here are a few questions you should be prepared to answer on your road to recovery
1. What date did you get infected?
You might only have a few days to pay the ransom until it goes from $500 to $1000. After 30 days you might not be able to decrypt the files at all.
2. What type of files got infected and what do they mean to your business?
If the files are not worth $500 then don’t pay the ransom. If the files are worth $5 million then you better be very careful and thoughtful about what you do. The decryption process might not even work and if so....