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Attackers will get in: Three frameworks that help you through ransomware
We have to accept that attackers will get into our networks.
Why business is looking good for ransomware criminals
New findings from a report that Carbon Black has released show it is easier than ever for criminals to extort money from victims through ransomware.
NZ firms pick up the pace on cybersecurity savviness
“Over half of New Zealand businesses now acknowledge their risk of falling victim to cybercrime."
Lessons learned from the latest ransomware attacks - there's more to come
According to Europol, Europe needs to prepare itself for a large increase in the number of cyber-attacks - an expert discusses what lies ahead.
CASE STUDY: War on ransomware marching forward with Europol coalition
Authorities estimated global losses from ransomware in 2016 to be more than $200 billion - this coalition was formed to address this.
Japanese firms face 'Night of the Devil' after ransom wiper attacks
It has been the ‘Night of the Devil’ for some Japanese companies that have been targeted by hacks.
Sophos report showcases ransomware's biggest hits of 2017
"Ransomware is platform-agnostic and they need to protect themselves regardless of how, where and when they work."
Six things the security industry can expect from 2018
As the end of the calendar year wraps up, the security industry is preparing for what 2018 may bring.
Number of malicious emails soars 85% from previous quarter
Proofpoint has released the findings from its massive Quarterly Threat Report – some of which are astonishing.
Study says unknown malware is the biggest threat to security professionals
“The threat landscape is constantly changing, but this research shows that just because an attack form is old, doesn’t mean it won’t remain effective.
Beating ransomware using cloud infrastructure with vGRID and Veeam
While you can't be 100% safe from ransomware, there is a way to provide customers with peace of mind and protect their business says vGRID.
Experts weigh in on ‘Bad Rabbit’, the potential next WannaCry
Ever heard of Bad Rabbit? It’s the newest form of ransomware causing havoc in Eastern Europe that could be coming your way soon.
Cisco & Dimension Data say ransomware is a 'massive issue' in NZ
Tech giants Cisco and Dimension Data have put ransomware under the spotlight as part of an effort to help organisations stay ahead.
New study shows Office 365 use surging, along with security concerns
The majority of businesses are now using Office 365, with ransomware still holding the place for top concern.
Interview: Datto talks ransomware and 'cyber extortion'
Datto vp Rob Rae talks ransomware, the worrying trend of cyber extortion, the role of the channel and how to protect against ransomware.
Expert provides vital security tips for cloud-connected businesses
A technologist from Node4 shares his insights on the rise of cybercrime and the basic questions businesses need to answer to protect themselves.
DoubleLocker ransomware encrypts Android files and changes your PIN
“Its payload can change the device’s PIN, preventing the victim from accessing their device and also encrypts the victim’s data."
Locky ransomware is back as one of September's 'most wanted' malware
“We’ve got ransomware taking up two of the top three spots – one a relatively new variant that just emerged this year, and the other an older family."
Ransomware market skyrockets 2500% in one year: It’s now worth $6m
The ransomware scourge looks set to continue until at least the end of the year, topping what is being called the ‘most notorious year on record’.
Cybercrime remains a major barrier to cloud adoption in EMEA
While cloud adoption continues its steady march in EMEA, a new survey has revealed the recent spate of cyberattacks has thrown a spanner in the works.
How North Korea’s nuclear aggression masks a deeper threat
According to Carbon Black's national security strategist, the rogue nation has been carrying out a stealth campaign that threatens even worse mayhem.
Governments must build availability into services to handle digital transformation - Veeam
Techday spoke to Veeam’s product strategy VP about the necessary digital transformation, data centres, and ransomware.
Locky ransomware variant mimics Konica Minolta copier emails
A Locky ransomware variant is doing the rounds again this time it's also impersonating office equipment from Konica Minolta.
Europol: Legislation overhaul needed as cybercrime is ‘unprecedented’
A new report from Europol has revealed cybercrime is running rampant with ransomware reigning supreme - and a crackdown on criminals is essential.