Cybersecurity and threat news for Europe, the Middle East & Africa
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C-Suite execs wouldn't pay ransom attacks, survey finds
“It’s easy to say you won’t pay a ransom until your system is actually locked down and inaccessible.”
04 Jul 2016
Webroot reveals the 8 most prevalent ransomware variants
Ransomware will continue to plague IT decision makers and organisations every single day - in fact there are 390,000 new variants today alone.
30 Jun 2016
Trend Micro ups its ransomware game
“We understand this pervasive form of cyberattack can be debilitating to enterprises, regardless of size or industry."
23 Jun 2016
Ransomware: Easy to get hit, hard to stop and costly to recover
Ingram Micro’s Andrew Khan explains what ransomware is and gives you ten tips to keep your data and applications from being held for ransom.
23 Jun 2016
FLocker malware targeting Android smart TVs
FLocker is the latest a malicious ransomware agent that is targeting smart TVs running the Android operating system, Norton reports.
21 Jun 2016
CompTIA urges reseller action over ransomware
CompTIA is urging resellers be proactive about helping customers protect themselves from ransomware, with some less conventional, high value measures.
16 Jun 2016
McAfee report: Mobile collusion app attacks on the rise, W32/Pinkslipbot Trojan back
McAfee Labs Threats Report: June 2016 shows that mobile app collusion and the W32/Pinkslipbot Trojan are the biggest cyber threats lurking.
15 Jun 2016
Facebook MaliciousChat vulnerability reveals dangerous ransomware exploit
Vulnerability in Facebook One Chat and Messenger app could allow cyber attackers to control and manipulate chat conversations.
08 Jun 2016
Ransomware: Easy to get hit, difficult to stop and costly to recover
Fortinet’s Gary Gardiner explains what ransomware is, how it works and ten tips to keep your data and applications from being held for ransom.
08 Jun 2016
Check Point warns against email scammers posing as utility bills
“It is important organisations review and test backup strategies as ransomware frequently deletes previous versions and encrypt data on file shares."
07 Jun 2016
Fortinet and Ransomware: What your clients need to know
The best way to protect your digital assets from Ransomware is to not get compromised in the first place - but can it be done?
03 Jun 2016
Expert insight from the author of the ESET TeslaCrypt decryptor
ESET recently interviewed the malware researcher who ultimately created the universal ESET TeslaCrypt decryption tool.
31 May 2016
Ransomware: What your clients need to know
CryptoWall, Locky, TeslaCrypt. To make sense of today’s tech headlines, you have to learn an entire new vocabulary. Here's a few basics.
26 May 2016
ESET releases free decryptor for recent variants of TeslaCrypt ransomware
As cybercriminals find new backdoors into our personal digital spaces, it’s important that we continue to adapt and evolve.
23 May 2016
Ransomware is not a "malware problem" - it's a criminal business model
Today Unit 42 published its latest paper on ransomware. It has quickly become one of the greatest cyberthreats facing organisations around the world.
12 May 2016
Disaster recovery: A necessity for every business
"We emphasise that organisations need to be prepared with a strong business continuity plan that features a backup and disaster recovery solution."
09 May 2016
Kiwi universities and businesses targeted by scammers
“This is the aim – to scare the living daylights out of you."
27 Apr 2016
NZ growing target for cybercrime, especially ransomware
New Zealand averaged 108 ransomware attacks per day in 2015 according to a new Symantec report, which shows we're an increasing target for cybercrime.
13 Apr 2016
Ransomware: Locky, TeslaCrypt and other malware families use new tool to evade detection
Recently, Palo Alto Networks identified slight changes in Locky detonations through the AutoFocus threat intelligence service.
12 Apr 2016
Cyber attacks and data loss top of mind in Aus and NZ
"The traditional fears of hardware failure and accidental deletion are no longer the sole reasons people fear data loss."
05 Apr 2016
New Bitdefender vaccine for CryptoWall
"CryptoWall has been around for less than 5 months and already extorted more than $1 million and caused damage on users who refuse to pay ransom."
31 Mar 2016
Ransomware turns into PowerWare with new Microsoft based threat
A newly discovered fileless ransomware, dubbed PowerWare, is using a Windows scripting tool to encrypt files, with an escalating ransom attached.
30 Mar 2016
Does your organisation have a plan in place to deal with an outbreak of ransomware or cryptolocker?
A disaster recovery plan is a documented process or set of procedures to recover and protect a business IT infrastructure in the event of a disaster.
22 Mar 2016
Will cyber attacks target your enterprise? Probably.
"With the attack surface dramatically increased and a mature attackers ecosystem, companies have to be ever more vigilant across all their IT assets."
10 Mar 2016