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.
We’ve gotten so caught up discussing ransomware prevention with our clients that we’ve neglected to mention that several strains have already been defeated. In fact, there’s a decent chance you can actually decrypt all your data for free. Always make sure to check these lists before responding to a cyber attacker’s demands. The state of […]
Everything is gone and you can’t access any of your systems.
How are you going to work?
It can happen literally with one click of a mouse, when your business isn’t properly protected and prepared. It was exactly what happened to a company that called us frantically needing our help.
Unfortunately no antivirus software can protect your computer system 100%. Antivirus is not enough. So how can you avoid viruses such as Ransomware, Crytolocker and spot Phishing scams?
Prevention starts with education and learning how to spot suspicious emails, websites and links.
Ransomware, Trojan horses, spyware and malware are things small businesses like yours don’t ever want to come across. While the term cyber security was once thrown around to scare businesses into purchasing security software, today’s sophisticated threats can leave immense impact, something that antivirus solution alone can’t handle. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up […]
It’s scary to think you can be simply browsing the Internet when WHAM! a screen pops up out of nowhere claiming that you have been hijacked and will need to pay a bitcoin to free your computer. Unfortunately, ransomware like this is not uncommon. But now there’s a new, more devastating virus that asks victims […]
Everyone hates jargon. It’s ostracizing and off-putting, but somehow we just keep creating more and more of it. For those who have adopted an “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” philosophy, we have just the list for you. Let’s take a look at some of the most relevant cybersecurity terms making the rounds today. […]