Ransomware Attacks Increased by 195% in Q1, 2019 but Trojans Remain the Biggest Threat
Malwarebytes has released a new report detailing the current tactics and techniques being used by cybercriminals to gain access to business networks and sensitive data. Ransomware is popular once more but Trojans are still the biggest threat.
Tonya Hall sits down with Wendi Whitmore, vice president of IBM X Force, to learn more about important tips for preventing a ransomware attack gathered from a local government ransomware study.
How to protect yourself from ransomware attacks
In the wake of huge cyberextortion attacks Friday that affected dozens of countries, the Department of Homeland Security offered tips to help prevent users from becoming victims of ransomware. Friday’s attack, believed to the biggest of its kind ever recorded, locked up computers and held users’ files for ransom at a multitude of hospitals, companies …
How ransomware attacks
A new report reveals what defenders should know about the most prevalent and persistent malware families.
Tips on avoiding ransomware attacks
On the heels of one of the largest cyberattacks in history comes warnings about new versions of a ransomware expected to be released.
How ransomware attacks are evolving
Cybercriminals have gotten more efficient about targeting ransomware attacks, according to a Europol report. Hackers typically want to squeeze money out of companies, but there is also a risk of ransomware being deployed as a means of sabotage.
Anatomy of a ransomware attack: How attackers gain access to unstructured data
Ransomware isn’t a new phenomenon, but it’s effects are starting to be felt more widely, and more deeply than ever before. Behemoths like Sony, Nissan,
Preventing ransomware attacks the right way
Ransomware attacks continue to be a major threat with no sign of slowing down. Here are some lessons organizations can learn from federal agencies to better prevent them.
What the ransomware attack debate is missing
The threat environment will only get worse for state and local governments unless Congress acts now to help them.
The top 10 ransomware attack vectors
Ransomware is infecting the computers of unsuspecting victims at an astronomical rate. The various methods that cybercriminals use to take over a
Spider ransomware: How do ransomware attacks differ?
A new form of ransomware, named Spider ransomware, has been found spreading malicious Microsoft Office documents via email. Learn how this is possible and how this attack measures up to others with Nick Lewis.