How Variants in Ransomware are Neutralizing Data Backups

How Variants in Ransomware are Neutralizing Data Backups

There are some sophisticated criminals online. They come in the form of hackers, who use ransomware as collateral against corporate companies to hold their data hostage. This is typically executed through an email attachment. The FBI typically advises against paying the ransom because there is no guarantee that your data will be recovered. This means … Read more

The Small Business Ransomware Guide

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Nothing fills an IT Manager or Director’s mind with angst and trepidation more than the utterance of ransomware. It is like the digital incarnation of the bogeyman, a children’s folktale that scared kids into fitful sleep.  Merely, mentioning the word in a security meeting would send the room into immediate silence.  The crazy thing is … Read more

A day in the life of a business ransomware victim

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Ransomware is a nightmare come to life. It is bad enough to come to the realisation that your system has been penetrated, but the second blow in this terrifying one-two punch comes when you are suddenly locked out of certain files. Some victims of hacking, phishing and ransomware compare the experience to being assaulted due … Read more