Ransomware

Greenway Health hit by ransomware attack
2017-04-28
Georgia-based health IT provider Greenway Health has been hit with a ransomware attack that affected a limited number of its customers, the vendor announced this week. The cyberattack has limited some internet-hosted users of Greenway's Intergy ...

Ransomware epidemic will continue to ravage healthcare providers
2017-04-28
There is a ransomware epidemic spreading across the healthcare industry that shows no signs of slowing down, according to GreyCastle Security CEO Reg Harnish. Harnish contends that healthcare isn't any more vulnerable to ransomware than other ...

Seeking for Safety: Ransomware attacks on the rise
2017-04-28
Fayetteville police have yet to investigate a case involving ransomware. However, Sgt. Shawn Strepay said the public needs to know about this relatively new technology threat. “People need to be careful about what they open on their computer,” Strepay ...

Failure to communicate helps ransomware prosper | CSO Online
2017-04-27
At least one of the major reasons for the ongoing exponential increase in ransomware as a criminal business model could be summed up with the iconic line ...and more »

Regular file backup one solution to ransomware threat :: WRAL.com
2017-04-27
According to security experts, as you read this, someone somewhere is clicking a link in a spam email or activating macros in a malicious document. And in ...and more »

Ransomware became three times as expensive in 2016 - CNET
2017-04-27
The average price to free your computer from ransomware used to be $294. It's more than tripled in the last year.'Ransomware' attacks are increasing, Verizon reports | HeraldNet.comThe Daily HeraldRansomware attacks around the world grow by 50%BBC NewsRansomware, Cyberespionage Dominate Verizon DBIR | Threatpost ...ThreatpostPYMNTS.com -Financial Times -ITProPortal -Verizon Enterprise Solutionsall 65 news articles »

Symantec: Size of ransomware demands jumped 266% in 2016
2017-04-27
ntinued to grow last year, with more than 100 new malware families released into the wild — more than triple the amount seen previously — and a 36% increase in ransomware attacks worldwide, according to Symantec's Internet Security ...Ransomware Set to Increase, With Attacks to or from the CloudInfosecurity MagazineRansomware demands hit 266 percent spike - SymantecChannelnomicsHacker Tracker: U.S. Most Willing To Pay On RansomwarePYMNTS.comComputerworld -Dark Reading -Washington Times -Symantecall 78 news articles »