Ransomware Simulator Tool

How vulnerable is your network against ransomware infections?

Bad guys are constantly coming out with new versions of ransomware strains to evade detection. Is your network effective in blocking ransomware when employees fall for social engineering attacks?

KnowBe4’s Ransomware Simulator “RanSim” gives you a quick look at the effectiveness of your existing network protection. RanSim will simulate 10 ransomware infection scenarios and show you if a workstation is vulnerable to infection.

Here's how RanSim works:

  • 100% harmless simulation of a real ransomware infection
  • Does not use any of your own files
  • Tests 10 types of infection scenarios
  • Just download the install and run it
  • Results in a few minutes!

NOTE: Created for Windows-based workstations running Windows 7+. RanSim does not alter any existing files on disk. As part of the simulation RanSim does enumerate all files on the local disk(s). For the purposes of encryption, simulated data files are downloaded from the Internet.

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