Tag Archive for: Ransomware

Exploit Kits Make Life Easier for Cyberattackers

By Joe Hewitson

Exploit kits provide threat actors a simple, ready-made method to perpetrate attacks. Read More

By Joe Hewitson
News Writer

February 16, 2017

Did 2016 IT Predictions for Security Come to Fruition?

By Fran Howarth

At the start of last year, IBM made their 2016 IT predictions for cybersecurity. Let's see which ones came to fruition. Read More

By Fran Howarth
Freelance Writer

January 17, 2017

Over 10,000 MongoDB Databases Wiped Out by Ransomware Groups

By Kelley Katsanos

Ransomware groups have deleted over 10,000 MongoDB databases and say they intend to wipe out as many more as possible. Read More

By Kelley Katsanos
News Writer

January 10, 2017

Weak Browser Security Policies Expose Businesses to Serious Risks

By Jacqueline Lee

According to a new survey, over one-third of business employees have no browser security policy to prevent personal web browsing at work. Read More

By Jacqueline Lee
Freelance Writer

December 13, 2016

New Locky Ransomware Capable of Offline Encryption

By Kelley Katsanos

According to recent reports, a new Locky ransomware variant can encrypt files when a computer is offline. Read More

By Kelley Katsanos
News Writer

July 15, 2016

Samsam Ransomware Uses Targeted Approach, Puts Businesses at Increased Risk

By Kelley Katsanos

A new ransomware variant called Samsam uses a targeted approach that may put businesses at increased risk. Read More

By Kelley Katsanos
News Writer

April 7, 2016

Aging IT Infrastructure Major Cause of Security Vulnerabilities, Report Says

By Jeff Bertolucci

Outdated infrastructure is making businesses "increasingly vulnerable" to security vulnerabilities and cyberthreats. Read More

By Jeff Bertolucci
News Writer

January 25, 2016