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Small businesses repeatedly falling victim to ransomware - Kaspersky
Many SMBs have fallen victim to multiple attacks – with 37% having experienced two or three infections.
16 Oct 2018
Cryptomining dethrones ransomware as 2018’s top threat - Webroot
This report also highlights the importance of implementing a robust and evolving security approach to protect valuable data and keep systems secure.
10 Oct 2018
Brewery breach: Not even beer is safe from ransomware
There were no pints enjoyed at this Scottish brewery this week as it fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack.
22 Sep 2018
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
18 Sep 2018
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
17 Sep 2018
Exclusive: Building robust cloud-based backup and DR into ransomware defence
Ransomware is on the rise again and it’s getting smarter.
27 Aug 2018
An expert's take on the state of ransomware today
One of the biggest challenges in the fight against ransomware is that there are thousands of variants; tiny pieces of code used over and over again.
08 Aug 2018
BlackBerry integrates ransomware recovery into collaboration platform
Most ransomware recovery solutions enforce a companywide rollback, meaning even users whose systems were not impacted may lose data.
07 Aug 2018
Ransomware: A malware king, but business complacency might be lurking
Ransomware has fast become one of the malware kings to the point where you don’t have to go far to find someone who isn’t aware of the dangers.
25 Jul 2018
Ransomware threats evolving to attack backup programmes
The traditional defence against ransomware is having a disaster recovery solution in place.
16 Jul 2018
2018 sees surge in encrypted attacks, malware & ransomware
The surges are leading experts to warn businesses that they will need every security tool in their toolbox to keep threats at bay.
12 Jul 2018
Best practices: Preventing and recovering from ransomware attacks
Cybercriminals ‘win’ even if only one out of a thousand companies decides to pay the ransom.
06 Jul 2018
Despite more training, SMBs feel unprepared for cyberattacks - Webroot
"One of the most effective strategies to keep your company safe is with a layered cybersecurity strategy that can secure users and their devices."
02 Jul 2018
Three effective strategies for protecting your backups from ransomware
Three key things you should be doing with your data protection strategy to make sure your backups are there when you need them most.
25 Jun 2018
Here’s what the threat landscape currently looks like, according to Fortinet
Fortinet says there are indications that some cybercriminals now prefer hijacking systems and using them for cryptomining.
22 Jun 2018
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
20 Jun 2018
Cyberthreats shifting with ransomware attacks down - research
Ransomware attacks are significantly declining, and active defences strategies are highly effective but underutilised, according to ISACA.
18 Jun 2018
EXCLUSIVE: Rick McElroy shares how he’d breach an enterprise
Carbon Black’s Rick McElroy asserts at the end of the day, cyberwar is not about systems but rather humans vs humans as they are the weakest link.
16 Jun 2018
Ransomware: Top-of-mind for Aussies, but we just don't know what to do about it
Ransomware continues to be a major concern for Australian consumers this year - and many are unsure if they have even been affected by it.
12 Jun 2018
EXCLUSIVE: Palo Alto analyst unwraps mentality of cybercrime
Threat intelligence analyst Alex Hinchliffe discusses the constant rise of cybercrime, how it's changing, and the possibility of cyber warfare.
08 Jun 2018
IoT, chip processors emerging as new cyber battlegrounds – report
The number of types of ransomware variants in play increased by 101 percent in 2017, a report has found.
05 Jun 2018
Global MSSP Proficio opens new Melbourne base to serve Aussie businesses
Global managed security services provider Proficio has established a new base in Melbourne.
05 Jun 2018
Cybercrime driving booming endpoint security market past $7.5bn
New research points to a very healthy cybersecurity market that is largely due to the very unhealthy cybercrime market.
01 Jun 2018
UK most breached country in EU but businesses are blissfully naïve
A study has found that despite being the most breached country, UK businesses claim to actually feel less vulnerable than their European neighbours.
30 May 2018