Tag Archive for: Ransomware

Q2 2017 Marks the Most Active Quarter for Cybercrime, Study Finds

By Jeff Bertolucci

Cybercrime shows no sign of slowing down, according to a new ThreatMetrix report. Read More

By Jeff Bertolucci
News Writer

August 16, 2017

Big Win for Cybersecurity as Petya’s Code Gets Cracked

By Joe Hewitson

In a major cybersecurity win, decryption tools have unlocked the mysteries behind Petya. Read More

By Joe Hewitson
News Writer

July 27, 2017

Enhancing Security After WannaCry

By Larry Loeb

WannaCry serves as a security wake-up call that reveals just how vulnerable interconnected computer systems can be. Read More

By Larry Loeb
Freelance Writer

July 13, 2017

Cyberattack Threats Dampen Confidence in IT Security

By Joe Hewitson

The recent uptick in cyberattack threats has eroded confidence in IT security, a new study finds. Read More

By Joe Hewitson
News Writer

July 12, 2017

Petya Ransomware Outbreak Heightens Focus on Cybersecurity

By Kelley Katsanos

Cybersecurity awareness heightens as the ramifications of the Petya ransomware outbreak continue to unfold. Read More

By Kelley Katsanos
News Writer

July 5, 2017

Petya Cyberattack Strikes Global Businesses and Governments

By Jeff Bertolucci

Yet another massive cyberattack is disrupting global business and government operations, with Ukraine and Russia taking the biggest hit. Read More

By Jeff Bertolucci
News Writer

June 29, 2017

Cybersecurity Experts Wrestle With Latest Ransomware Attack in India

By Joe Hewitson

Petya ransomware hits Indian port as cybersecurity experts scramble to put out the fire. Read More

By Joe Hewitson
News Writer

June 29, 2017

Customer Data Held Hostage in South Korea

By Joe Hewitson

A South Korean web host was recently forced to pay $1 million to recover customer data. Read More

By Joe Hewitson
News Writer

June 28, 2017

IBM and Cisco Form Cybersecurity Alliance

By Jacqueline Lee

The Cisco cloud threat data stream and IBM's security intelligence tools work together to quickly detect threats and automate effective responses. Read More

By Jacqueline Lee
Freelance Writer

June 1, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Affected Windows 7 the Most, Research Finds

By Kelley Katsanos

Security researchers have discovered that WannaCry affected mostly unpatched computers operating Windows 7 and not Windows XP, as initially believed. Read More

By Kelley Katsanos
News Writer

May 24, 2017