ransomware

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…


Petya Ransomware: What You Need to Know

A global ransomware outbreak known as Petya has government agencies and private businesses around the globe scrambling to get their systems back online and recover their data. The ransomware spread like wildfire on Tuesday, hitting…


SamSam ransomware now demands $33,000 from victims

SamSam ransomware attacks are on the rise and operators are demanding more than ever from their victims, researchers have warned. Ransomware, a kind of malware which locks infected systems, encrypts files and demands a payment…