Ransomware Simulator

Find out how vulnerable your network is against ransomware and cryptomining attacks.

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 13 ransomware infection scenarios and 1 cryptomining infection scenario and show you if a workstation if vulnerable.

Here's how RanSim Works:

  • 100% harmless simulation of a real ransomware and cryptomining infections
  • Does not use any of your own files
  • Tests 14 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.

This test is provided by Tech Guard in conjunction with our partners KnowBe4, Gartner leaders in end user security awareness training and phishing. After completing the form on this page, you may be re-directed to KnowBe4 guidance material and/or receive emails from Tech Guard and KnowBe4 to assist you in undertaking the test.

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