Despite a decline in the number of ransomware attacks over the past two years, there has been a dramatic increase in ransom demands.
Ransomware has long been hackers’ go-to attack for a quick payout. But a new type of exploit potentially offers more consistent revenue. Meet cryptojacking. While cryptojacking is less [...]
With attacks like Petya and WannaCry locking up devices across the globe, it’s hard not to pay attention to ransomware. Still, one major area of this growing threat is often ignored.
IT security is a fundamentally uneven playing field: You have to win every day, but attackers have to win just once. Cyber criminals spend mere pennies compared to the huge investments that [...]
Ransomware was once a blip on the cyber security radar, but times have changed: Ransomware attacks grew nearly 500 percent, to 3.8 million attacks, from 2014 to 2015. Ransomware has been [...]
Which causes business leaders to buy into an IT security assessment quicker: ransomware or a data breach? Both. Unfortunately, that’s just the situation a regional health care provider [...]