Ransomware like CryptoLocker and WannaCry has become more sophisticated over the years. No wonder that more ransomware attacks are expected this year. To fend off these threats, turn to virtualized disaster recovery (DR) solutions. They’re your best defense against ransomware. Virtual DR Virtual DR solutions allow you to create point-in-time copies or “snapshots” of operating […]
From CryptoLocker to WannaCry, ransomware has grown in sophistication and scope over the past few years. And given its widespread success with hackers, more ransomware attacks will likely be developed further into 2018. In anticipation of these attacks, many experts are saying that virtualized disaster recovery solutions may be the best way to defend against […]
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If you do a search, you'll quickly see how much advice you can get on preventing all malware attacks or other cyber threats with your Mac or PC computer. Sometimes, all the different tricks and tips can be confusing. That's why we've taken the time to put together four basic tips that will keep your online world safe from attacks.
Disguising itself as an invoice proved to be an effective approach for the original Locky ransomware, which infected millions of users in 2016. Although it was mostly defeated, hackers are currently using a similar approach to spreading a new type of malware. In 2017, a new Locky ransomware is poised to duplicate the success of […]
Computer threats have been around for decades. In fact, one of the first computer viruses was detected in the early 70s. Technology has come a long way since then, but so have online threats: Spyware, ransomware, virus, trojans, and all types of malware designed to wreak havoc. Here’s how different types of malware work and […]
Nyetya, a variant of the Petya ransomware, is spreading across businesses all over the world. Although it shares the same qualities as WannaCry — a ransomware deemed ‘one of the worst in history’ — many cyber security experts are calling it a more virulent strain of malware that could cause greater damage to both small […]
Are you concerned about your computer network IT security and protecting your important private information? You’re not alone!
Ransomware and cyber attacks are on the rise and many organizations are not prepared.
A massive world wide attack occurred on May 12, 2017. More than 45,000 incidents affecting 74 countries.
By now, you must have heard of the WannaCry ransomware. It ranks as one of the most effective pieces of malware in the internet’s history, and it has everyone worried about what’s coming next. To guard yourself, the best place to start is with a better understanding of what made WannaCry different. Ransomware review Ransomware […]
On Friday May 12, 2017 a massive world wide ransomware attack occurred. More than 45,000 incidents affecting 74 countries and counting. Organizations were crippled, including hospitals that had were forced to divert emergencies.
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What is Ransomware?
It’s a type of malicious software designed to block access to a computer system files by encrypting them, until a sum of money is paid to unencrypt the files.