Ransomware: How it Works and How to Protect Against Infection

Greg Edwards

What Ransomware Delivers One early morning in May 2017, a nurse walked into her ward. She switched on her computer, ready to log in for the busy day ahead. She checked her emails and noticed an…

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Ransomware Attacks Continue to Rise During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Jordan Kadlec

Cybercriminals continue to cash in on the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic as targeted ransomware attacks have increased significantly over the last couple of weeks.

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Cybersecurity and the Coronavirus Pandemic

Jordan Kadlec

The coronavirus (COVID-19) and resulting stay-at-home orders have put an unprecedented strain on information security teams and their cybersecurity measures, as employees are required to work…

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Should a Ransomware Attack be Considered a Data Breach?

Jordan Kadlec

Ransomware criminals are adding salt to the wound to those infected with ransomware by creating sites to leak data stolen from non-paying victims. Maze ransomware was the first variant to create a…

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Beware of Coronavirus Scams and Ransomware Attacks

Jordan Kadlec

In the midst of a global pandemic with the outbreak of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, hackers aren’t putting their tricks into quarantine. While some gangs were promising not to hit medical centers…

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Tips to Stay Sane While Working Remotely

Jordan Kadlec

With the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommending social distancing and limiting gatherings to ten people or less, the workforce is finding themselves working remotely; or as the cool kids would…

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Ransomware: "If I could do it, anyone could do it."

Greg Edwards

Bloomberg reporter Drake Bennet says of ransomware "If I could do it, anyone could do it." In as little as three steps, cybercriminals can turn massive profits per month by infecting victims with…

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Snake Ransomware Slithers Through Networks

Jordan Kadlec

Snake ransomware is the latest example of ransomware variants being used for targeting enterprises. Snake ransomware is being used to infiltrate business networks, gather administrative credentials,…

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Two Terrifying Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Jordan Kadlec

Ransomware dominated cybersecurity headlines throughout 2019, with cities and municipalities paying millions in ransom demands. Will 2020 and the beginning of a new decade bring the same threats?…

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