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Last week, the world was hit with yet another global ransomware attack. Why do global ransomware attacks keep happening?
The truth is, there is no one, single answer to why ransomware is hitting globally. In a nutshell, perpetrators are taking advantage of outdated, unprotected systems.Read More
Ransomware has been around for awhile but SamSam ransomware is relatively new to the scene: Consider yourselves warned. We’re used to seeing smaller ransoms for other strains but with SamSam, operators are demanding outrageous ransoms in exchange for decryption.Read More
reevert 1.10.0 firmware and reevert appliance OVA 1.10.0 have been released with important and exciting new features. This version includes the long awaited image backup system that transforms reevert into a full-featured backup solution. Click to read more about it.Read More
More than a dozen National Health Services hospitals in England and many other major companies were hit with a crippling ransomware attack today, including FedEx and Spain’s largest telecom.Read More
While ransomware attacks aren’t for the faint of heart, ransomware-as-a-service helps even the least experienced cybercriminal reach a new low. Cybercrimes and ransomware have pushed their way through the marketplace, paving their way to make some quick cash (well, Bitcoin, technically…). Ransomware is a type of malicious software that locks files and only decrypts them in exchange for a ransom. Most strains of ransomware are deployed by professional criminals. Ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS), however, can be purchased and deployed by an amateur.Read More
Cyber and data security concerns are kept at top of mind for SMBs, as they very well should be. The surge in security breaches over the last several years prove that cybersecurity is no longer something to just snub our noses at; we need to consciously make an effort to protect ourselves. This article walks you through 10 easy cybersecurity tips for SMBs to implement and shield your data from the dangers of digital attacks.Read More
We have been working on exciting new features and improvmenets which are now available as reevert firmware 1.9.0 and reevert appliance OVA 1.9.0. Click to read about new features and major improvements.Read More
Although they aren’t typically thought of as a business, higher education institutions hold just as much critical data as any corporation. Without access to this data, it is practically impossible for colleges and universities to operate.
That is precisely why they have become a target for those looking to hijack computer systems and hold critical data for ransom. Campus IT has become a haven for hackers looking to hold information systems hostage in return for an enormous monetary payoff.Read More
The Los Angeles Valley College is only one of hundreds of institutions to learn the hard way that data security is the best way to maintain your digital assets. This past December, the college was forced to pay $28,000 via Bitcoins to hackers who held their information for ransom.Read More
Online shopping is slowly taking over brick and mortar shopping and the conveniences are unmatched: no parking, no traffic, no crowds to navigate through. With Amazon becoming the norm and having same-day or Sunday deliveries, it’s safe to say that shopping is changing. App shopping has become the newest craze, especially in the fashion world with Instagram and Pinterest.Read More
For the past few years, ransomware attacks have been making headlines with individuals, organizations, and even companies being forced to pay hackers to recover important data that’s been held hostage.Read More
Don’t click on links. Change your e-mail password. Backup your data to the cloud and off-site storage. As if there weren’t enough things to worry about, you should add “protect your computer network from ransomware” and “save the company thousands of dollars by taking extra safety precautions” to the list.Read More
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