Blog Posts Tagged with "Ransomware"
February 16, 2017 Added by:Jeff Erramouspe
Ransomware is rampant and those who commit the attacks aren’t discriminating against any industry, company size, or company location.
February 11, 2017 Added by:Ionut Arghire
A newly observed piece of ransomware doesn’t merely focus on encrypting user’s files, but also attempts to steal data from the infected machine, and to delete files, researchers warn.
February 08, 2017 Added by:Nathan Burke
With each passing year, it seems that newly-uncovered hacks and the number of users impacted grow larger and larger. One big prediction for 2017 that we haven’t seen come true yet is that we'll have a new major breach.
November 08, 2016 Added by:Slawek Ligier
If anything is certain about the latest ransomware trends we’ve been tracking, it’s that no one is immune to an attack. Ransomware attackers don’t discriminate.
July 27, 2016 Added by:Slawek Ligier
There is certainly no shortage of cyber-attacks in the headlines, and none more prevalent than ransomware attacks. These bold attacks encrypt user files, then demand a ransom in exchange for decrypting the files and restoring access to the original owner.
June 06, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire
Dubbed BadBlock, a new ransomware doesn’t stop at encrypting the user’s photos, videos, and images, but does the same for Windows system files as well, which ultimately results in the computer being no longer usable.
April 26, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire
April 06, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire
Ransomware has recently become one of the biggest cyber threats to both end users and enterprises, and the United States DHS and the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC) have released a joint alert on ransomware threats.
April 04, 2016 Added by:Dan Lohrmann
While media attention has focused on global terrorist incidents and the presidential primaries, a growing number of business emergencies caused by ransomware are sweeping the world. The risk of this situation escalating into a significant public- or private-sector crisis is growing.
April 03, 2016 Added by:Ionut Arghire
Only 38 percent of security professionals are "very confident" in their company’s ability to successfully deal with the increasing ransomware threat, a new survey reveals.
February 10, 2016 Added by:Idan Aharoni
Inteller has identified a new Ransomware malware being offered for sale in the underground, dubbed "GinX", which encrypts important and sensitive files on the victim's computer and which targets not only Windows operating systems, but MacBook's OSX as well.
October 04, 2012 Added by:Robert Siciliano
Data can sometimes be held hostage with the help of ransomware, software that infiltrates your computer when you download an infected attachment or clicking a link within the body of an email. You can also get ransomware simply by visiting the wrong website, in what is called a drive-by...
September 24, 2012 Added by:Michael Ligh
This post discusses the undocumented windows kernel data structures for desktop objects and desktop heaps. You'll see how to use memory forensics to detect recent malware including the ACCDFISA ransomware and Tigger variants...
August 10, 2012 Added by:Headlines
Reveton is drive-by malware and unlike many viruses which activate when users open a file or attachment. Reveton can install itself when users simply click on a compromised website. Once infected, the computer immediately locks, and the monitor displays a screen stating there has been a violation of federal law...
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