Tag Archives: ransomware

IBM Security VP: Ransomware Can Destroy Your Business – Playbooks are Key (SDxCentral)

More companies have formal, enterprise-wide security response plans in place, according to IBM Security’s latest Cyber Resilient Organization Report. It found that 26% of respond... More

Ransomware is Now Your Biggest Online Security Nightmare (ZDNet)

Criminals understand our weaknesses and how to exploit them. That means ransomware isn't going away.... More

Richey May Tech: Remote Working a Daunting Security Challenge

Ransomware, piracy, spoilers, leaks … Hollywood’s list of concerns is a constant reminder to keep your security at the forefront. But while the protocols were pretty straightf... More

Ransomware Now the Biggest Online Menace You Need to Worry About (ZDNet)

Ransomware attacks have become more commonplace than payment card theft incidents for the first time, as cyber criminals alter how they go about their malicious operations in an ef... More

The Ransomware Threat (Thrive)

While ransomware has been around for over a decade, the number of variants, the advanced capabilities and the sheer volume of attacks over the past few years have firmly establishe... More

Ransomware Attacks Show No Signs of Slowing (DXC Technology Blog)

Ransomware attacks are showing no signs of letting up. In fact, recent research shows how these attacks are flourishing.... More

M6, One of France’s Biggest TV Channels, Hit by Ransomware (ZDNet)

The M6 Group, France's largest privately-owned multimedia group, was the victim of ransomware over the weekend, but none of the company's TV and radio channels suffered any downtim... More

The Four Most Popular Methods Hackers Use to Spread Ransomware (IT Pro Portal)

Organizations from COSCO to FedEx, local governments from Atlanta to Alaska, and several hospitals and law firms around the world all share a common, jarring experience - in the pa... More

McAfee CEO: Ransomware is ‘Today’s Modern-Day Extortion’ (CNBC)

Ransomware is the 21st century's answer to extortion and the number of cyberattacks involving the malicious software is surging, according to the chief executive of McAfee. "It is ... More

Ransomware Outlook: 542 Crypto-Lockers and Counting (BankInfoSecurity)

Ransomware continues to pose a clear and present threat to businesses and consumers. "From a business standpoint, the biggest threat, especially at the end of last year, was ranso... More