Ransomware

SMBs Need to Brace for RDP Ransomware Attacks
2017-11-21
Small businesses are prime targets for malware. According to eSecurity Planet, small and midsized businesses (SMBs) lost $75 billion to ransomware attacks last year. These businesses are also caught in the crosshairs for new and evolving malware ...

Hacker targets Sacramento Regional Transit, deletes 30 million files in ransomware attack
2017-11-21
A hacker hit Sacramento Regional Transit over the weekend, deleting about 30 million files in a ransomware attack. The first sign of trouble came at about 6 p.m. local time on Saturday when the organization's website was defaced. Visitors to the site ...Hackers Target Sacramento, Calif., Regional Transit SystemGovernment Technologyall 15 news articles »

Russia and Ransomware: Stop the Act, Not the Actor | The National ...
2017-11-19
The problem with defeating cyberattacks is that speed and number of threats outpace human-centered cyber defense. That is why a new approach to cyber ...and more »

What is ransomware? How it works and how to remove it
2017-11-13
The modern age of ransomware started with CryptoLocker in 2013. In the intervening years attackers have become increasingly sophisticated and business-minded. Here's what you need to know now.