Ransomware

How to Create a Ransomware Backup Plan screenshot

How to Create a Ransomware Backup Plan

Why you need to create a plan in the case of a Ransomware attack In this day and age, data can be a company's most precious asset, and it falls to the company itself to keep the data safe. While companies that employ... Read more

July 18, 2019
The GandCrab Ransomware Creators Announced Their Retirement, but Poorly Protected MySQL Servers Are Still at Risk screenshot

The GandCrab Ransomware Creators Announced Their Retirement, but Poorly Protected MySQL Servers Are Still at Risk

Shortly after its first appearance in early-2018, GandCrab's popularity grew, and it quickly became the most prominent name on the Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) market. GandCrab's commercial success was so massive,... Read more

June 3, 2019
Security Experts Warn That Ransomware Creators Are Going Phishing screenshot

Security Experts Warn That Ransomware Creators Are Going Phishing

On May 12, 2017, the WannaCry ransomware encrypted the files of over 200 thousand Windows PCs all around the world and caused millions of dollars in damages. Thanks to EternalBlue, a hacking tool allegedly developed... Read more

May 20, 2019
Alert: Ransomware Can Slither in If Your Passwords Are Weak screenshot

Alert: Ransomware Can Slither in If Your Passwords Are Weak

Email is a very effective way of distributing all sorts of malware, and there are a few very good reasons for this. First of all, everybody has an email account. Although we have other means of communication, we still... Read more

January 8, 2019
The Hacker Behind WeChat Ransomware Is Caught After Stealing Passwords from 50,000 Users screenshot

The Hacker Behind WeChat Ransomware Is Caught After Stealing Passwords from 50,000 Users

The prospect of using computers to illegally earn money from regular people seems appealing to quite a few wannabe criminals. Predictably, some are better than others. Luo Moumou, a Chinese individual who authored a... Read more

December 10, 2018
How to Protect Your Computer from a Ransomware Attack screenshot

How to Protect Your Computer from a Ransomware Attack

It must be said that as far as illegal money-making schemes on the Internet go, ransomware operations seem to be among the most clever ones. If it's done correctly, it's the (nearly) perfect crime because you... Read more

July 27, 2018
What Is SamSam Ransomware and How to Protect Your Organization Against It screenshot

What Is SamSam Ransomware and How to Protect Your Organization Against It

SamSam is a ransomware family that's been around since 2015. It has all the classic characteristics for an operation of this sort: crooks sneak the malicious program into a Windows computer, encrypt the victim's... Read more

July 25, 2018
LabCorp Data Breach Fears Were Unfounded. It Was a Ransomware Attack screenshot

LabCorp Data Breach Fears Were Unfounded. It Was a Ransomware Attack

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings or LabCorp has 60 thousand employees worldwide, helps with clinical trials in close to 100 countries, and processes around 2.5 million lab tests every week. This means that... Read more

July 20, 2018