ransomware




Watch out: GIBON enters the ransomware space

Researchers have dubbed a new strain of ransomware GIBON, although its origin remains a mystery. Last week, ProofPoint researcher Matthew Mesa discovered the ransomware, which is being distributed in the common fashion of phishing campaigns….




Dangers Beyond Ransomware – the Risk of Spyware

There’s been a lot of talk recently about ransomware’s impact on the business environment. It would seem that the central role of this attack casts a shadow over one of the classic villains of cybersecurity:…


SynAck Ransomware Sees Huge Spike in Activity

Over the past two days, there was an increase in activity from a relatively unknown ransomware strain named SynAck, according to victims who sought assistance in the Bleeping Computer ransomware support forums and from submissions…



Why are ransomware attacks successful?

A new major ransomware attack unleashed with full force last Wednesday. The attack was initially thought to have spread solely in Europe and Asia, but earlier today we received confirmations that businesses and individuals based…