Ransomware Archive

MCAFEE REPORT UNCOVERS RANSOMWARE RESURGENCE

McAfee Labs sees 504 new threats per minute in Q1 2019; Data breaches facilitate attacks on large organizations; Majority of targeted attacks bet on victims’ unwitting compliance Key Findings – New ransomware grows 118%; cybercriminals adopt new tactics and code innovations More than 2 billion stolen account credentials available on the cybercriminal underground Targeted attacks

Seqrite detects high-risk Trojan; Delivers Ransomware & Cryptomining payloads

Blocked by the brand’s innovative security solutions, the malware exhibits advanced attack methodology Pune, July 23, 2018: In a breakthrough which highlights how rapidly the threat landscape is evolving, leading enterprise security solutions provider Seqrite has broken the existence of a highly-sophisticated Trojan dropper targeting businesses which delivers both ransomware and cryptomining payloads. The multipurpose ransom-miner

Cryptomining Replaces Ransomware as Most Popular Cybercrime Malware

~Analysis of vulnerability and threat trends shows cryptomining malware dominates threat landscape in the first half of 2018~   New Delhi: July 18, 2018 — Skybox® Security, a global leader in cybersecurity management, announced today the release of its mid-year update to the Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report which analyzes vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in play. The report,

Guard against WannaCry ransomware

  ~ Stay secure with Zyxel ZyWALL ~ New Delhi, June 07, 2017: A recent ransomware attack, known as WannaCry, is affecting a large number of businesses and organizations worldwide. Targeting unpatched Microsoft Windows operating systems, the malware exploits a flaw in Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) or Windows Server Message Block (SMB) Protocol to lock

Protect Against WannaCry Ransomware with AOMEI Backupper Free

Ransomware Cyber Attack Overview   On Friday 12th May 2017, news began to report a new ransomware named WannaCry which affecting organizations including at the NHS, Telefonica, Chinese Universities, the Russian Interior Ministry and other organizations over 150 countries. It’s a kind of exploitative malware that sneaks into your network, encrypts your files and requests

Paladion Releases a Public Cyber Advisory to Contain the WannaCry Ransomware Threat

  18th May 2017, Dubai, UAE: Paladion—a global cyber defence company announced today that since Sunday, May 14, 2017, it has discovered new variants of the WannaCry Ransomworm. These new variants have no connection to the previous Kill Switch found in the original ransomware, which started wreaking havoc across the globe on May 12, 2017.

Global survey reveals that most people are ill equipped to deal with ransomware

15 May 2017 – Friday’s ransomware attack, which affected 200,000 computer systems in 150 countries and crippled hospitals across the United Kingdom, is a frightening reminder of how much damage can be done by this type of malicious cyberattack. A new global survey of Internet users in 23 countries and Hong Kong (China) reveals that

Security Threat from Ransomware is on the Rise in 2016

Both individuals as well as organizations are at risk. Perpetrators have moved away from random attacks to targeted attacks on organizations. Dubai, UAE; 19th September 2016: Paladion, a leading security services provider in the Middle East has said that the fastest-growing area of cybercrime has developed into a $1 billion-a-year industry complete with customer care