ransomware

Are you promoting a safe Network?

On average, organizations take about 200 days to identify new ransomware threats. In combination with aging hardware, out of date software, poor network monitoring, and lack of professional IT assistance, this ...

Fully Booked hotel & ski-resort pays bitcoin to regain control

Four-star hotel and ski-resort in Australia paid a reported $1,600 ransom to regain control of its computer system during a fully booked weekend. The systems were kicked offline which temporarily interfered wit...

Cerber Ransomware – Business Model for Extortion

Cerber ransomware earned close to $200,000 in July alone, despite a payment rate of 0.3 percent (not even 1 percent!), due to its affiliate distribution model, according to Check Point Software technologies Ltd...

Do you understand the importance of cyber security?

    It is extremely important that you as the user understand why in the heck you should be concerned about the security of your device. Sure you may have heard about the tons of malware out there or ...

Ransomware – Never too late to negotiate

Researchers claim that ransomware campaigns are usually willing to negotiate these days. “Cybersecurity firm F-Secure released a new report, “Evaluating the Customer Journey of Crypto-Ransomware and...

Kansas Heart Hospital- Paying the ransom still wasn’t enough

The Kansas Heart Hospital in Wichita, recently found themselves at the mercy of a ransomware nightmare. Seeing as the demands were not unattainable or extremely high, the hospital decided to simply pay the Bitc...

Ransomware like scam – Windows Product Key is “Invalid”

  Now that ransomware is on the brain, a few crooks posing as tech support are tailoring their skills to work the system. A lock screen appears on your PC and claims that a users Windows license has expire...

Businesses Beware- FBI warns Ransomware is on the rise

The FBI released statements of warning this week about the rapid growth of ransomware attacks. As attacks become more frequent and sophisticated, it is crucial that businesses are proactive about ransomware pre...

Ransomware Attacked My Mom’s Computer

How My Mom Got Hacked, a real life story about Brooklyn artist who receives a panicked phone call from her mom one day complaining her personal computer has been taken over by some sort of strange encryption. T...

Ransomware

  Ransomware is the devilish and extremely debilitating program designed to lock and encrypt files in order to extort money from consumers, business owners, and even government officials. It seems that no ...