SamSam Ransomware: How ePlus Helps Mitigate Threats
In early December, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued an alert regarding SamSam ransomware. Threat actors exploit Windows servers to gain persistent access to a victim’s network, utilizing SamSam to infect all reachable hosts.
How to protect backups from ransomware
Ransomware is getting smarter, attacking backups to prevent recovery. Prevent this from happening by taking a few simple steps.
How to deal with the rising threat of ransomware
Of all the money-making schemes hackers employ, the most prevalent is perhaps ransomware, a malware that is usually delivered through infected email..
Why the Internet of Things is the next target for ransomware
Devices from pacemakers to cars could be rendered useless by ransomware infections, warns a think tank.
What is ransomware? And how to help prevent it
Ransomware remains a threat to your computer and all the data that's on it. Keeping in mind a few dos and don'ts will help protect you.
Ransomware and Email Top Health IT Concerns
A new survey suggests executives are most concerned about ransomware in 2018, and email is the biggest vulnerability.
How to Protect Your Business Against Ransomware
The rises of ransomware inevitably put businesses of all sizes at risk - you can expect copycat terrorists to target small businesses.
Ransomware became one of the top threats to enterprises this year
Ransomware creators are increasingly targeting companies and other organizations, sometimes using techniques borrowed from cyberespionage attacks, because they're likely to pay more money for their data.
DHS/FBI Issue Critical Alert: SamSam Ransomware
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a vital ransomware alert for the SamSam ransomware also known as MSIL/Samas.A. The FBI and DHS alert, issued on November 3rd, 2018 describes how hackers armed with SamSam ransomware have targeted multiple industries, including some within critical infrastructure. Those victimized by SamSam have been located predominately …
How to protect your network from ransomware attacks
This 7-step plan, which includes backup and recovery, network monitoring, and antivirus, will help prevent a ransomware attack on your company.
Why are Hospitals Prime Targets for Ransomware?
Healthcare data is the holy grail for hackers Ransomware attacks continue to make headlines and as long as security vulnerabilities exist, there's no sign of them slowing down. However, some entities are more at risk than others, and hospitals present a tempting target for attackers. “When a hacker attacks a financial institution and gets your credit card, that information is valuable to them for a certain…
DHS/FBI Issue Critical Alert: SamSam Ransomware
The FBI and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a vital ransomware alert for the SamSam ransomware also known as MSIL/Samas.A. The FBI and DHS alert, issued on November 3rd, 2018 describes how hackers armed with SamSam ransomware have targeted multiple industries, including some within critical infrastructure. Those victimized by SamSam have been located predominately
What to do if you’re infected by Ransomware |
If you’re reading this posting, odds are that you or someone you know is the victim of a ransomware attack. We’ve said that we at Trend Micro are here to help you and this post is meant to tell you exactly what we think you should do if you’re looking at a ransomware screen. Most importantly, here’s...
Why Enterprises Need Great Backups
Tech perspective: Lessons learned about how proper data protection is necessary to ensure minimal downtime when a ransomware hackers come after on your servers.
How To Prepare and Prevent Ransomware From Wreaking Havoc
To combat the threat of ransomware, strong security is a must. Not only can improved security help to prevent ransomware attacks in the first place, but it can also quickly alert users to the presence of an attack in progress.
Why Hospitals Are the Perfect Targets for Ransomware
As a third hospital gets hit with what is likely ransomware, experts explain why they are such vulnerable marks for ransomware and what they need to do to fight back.
Microsoft: U.S., Italy and Canada Are Top Ransomware Targets
The Microsoft Malware Protection Center tracks the spread of ransomware and offers tips on how to avoid it in observance of Ransomware Info Day.
Cryptojacking Displaces Ransomware as Top Malware Threat
If 2017 was the year of ransomware innovation, 2018 is well on its way to being known as the year of cryptocurrency mining malware. Numerous studies have found that
Ransomware and IoT Attacks Continue
A highlight of the annual Global Network & Application Security Report is always the deep case studies. Each year, we work closely with a customer that has made the difficult, but admirable decision to shine a light on their experiences as a victim of a cyber-security attack. By sharing, these customers can help others prepare …
The essential guide to ransomware threats
Download this essential guide to ransomware threats and learn how to avoid becoming a victim and how to protect your computer systems.