This article discusses about “Ransomware Virus Attack”. The Ransomware attack is said to be the attack which is done through online sources and which finally leads to the demanding of money by making some files as hostages. Introductory part of this article says some brief information about Ransomware. The objective of this article is to know, from which year the attack gets started and the ways used by the Virus to spread and attack. The article briefly says about the main target areas for attack of Ransomware attack; kinds of Ransomware attacks and some surveys about the attacks. The article also concluded by giving some safety measures to keep oneself away from online attacks. The information for this article are gather from secondary sources.