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A new ransomware has been discovered by MalwareHunterTeam and it’s nothing short of calculated. A fake organization, the Central Security Treatment Organization (or Cry), has released this new strain of malware that works to encrypt your files and append the .cry extension to said files. Once encrypted, they demand approximately 1.1 bitcoins or the equivalent of $625 USD for the decryption key.Read More
If you’re a fan of Mr. Robot, you will instantly recognize the logo on this recently inspired ransomware virus. This new EDA2 variant is now recognized as the FSociety Ransomware, based on the logo of the infamous TV hacking group, FSociety.
Businesses and organizations have begun to recognize cyber risks and threats, but the majority fail to adequately invest in protection and education. Cyber threats, such as ransomware and malware, can encrypt your files and cause you to lose precious data. Taking a proactive approach by making the time to educate your employees about how to respond to a suspicious email or warning signs are important factors on the prevention end of the spectrum.Read More
This month, several hospitals were hit hard by a massive Locky ransomware campaign. Attackers primarily targeted the healthcare industry via macro-based files and a phishing campaign. The most recent high-profile Locky attack was in February at Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in California; the hospital ended up paying out $17,000 worth of Bitcoin. With the sudden rise in attacks, keeping your data safe is more important than ever. Reevert can help keep your files protected.Read More
Once you are done evaluating reevert, follow these simple guidelines to get your data migrated to your reevert virtual appliance instances in production. We covered everything you need to have a smooth transition.Read More
The ransomware fight is just getting dirtier and dirtier. Ransomware is now being sold as a service, over $209 million in damages has been reported for Q1 (FBI) - the list goes on… Ransomware used to mainly just target end-users. Now, attackers mostly target larger victims such as businesses and corporations because the payout is usually much higher.Read More
IBM states that in 2015, manufacturing was the second most targeted industry for cyber attacks. As a result of this finding, cybersecurity concerns are taking the center stage on manufacturers’ list of priorities - in the top 10 section, to be exact.Read More
reevert can connect to your Amazon AWS account to perform S3 based cloud backups. This article shows you how to make sure you have enough off-site backups, while keeping your S3 storage costs down by applying a few simple guidelines.Read More
Businesses acknowledge the grave dangers of a ransomware attack, yet 84% of them say that they would choose not to pay the ransom. Ransomware attacks have the power to halt your operations and as any business owner can agree, time down equals money lost.Read More
Depending on how your data is changing on a reevert volume, you may see a lot of space being reported as snapshots usage.This tip of the day will help you free up space if you need to.Read More
A week after Microsoft released the big Anniversary Update, a new update has rolled out. They released a variety of patches and fixes, many focused on boosting security. Fixes were added on Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft’s Edge browsers to improve the overall reliability and security.Read More
The newest form of ransomware (if we dare call it that) looks the part but breaks the rules. Ranscam operates similarly to ransomware in the way of encrypting files for a payment, but in this case, you won’t be getting your files back.Read More
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