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Ransomware is one of the most common types of malware attacks today, and once you’ve been targeted, it’s difficult to get yourself out of the situation. The attackers encrypt your files, and they’re the only ones that have the key. Decryption is next to impossible. Unfortunately, many Ransomware victims end up simply paying the hackers -- which is exactly what they want you to do.Read More
It’s always interesting to see how a malware or ransomware attack works and infects a network. In this review, we are going to initiate a manual infection to see how Cryptfile2 ransomware functions and infects files and network shares.Read More
Ransomware is in it for big business, and your online safety has never been as important as it is today. According to a report by Symantec, the average ransom demand has more than doubled since the end of 2015. The average cost was $294 in December and is now up to $679 - and that’s just for individuals.Read More
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of reevert firmware 1.7.0 and reevert appliance OVA 1.7.0. This version includes the following feature updates, look and feel enhancements, core / helper component updates as well as bug fixes. reevert no longer needs to be your file server in order to benefit from continuous hourly data backups.Read More
Yesterday, McAfee released their McAfee Labs Threats Report: September 2016 and it provides some truly astonishing statistics. Not only has ransomware increased by 128% in the last year, but one ransomware gang alone has made $121 Million off attacks in the first two quarters.Read More
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
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