Posts Tagged ‘Ransomware’

Ransomware Now Sends Malicious Texts Through Mobile Device

If you own an Android device, there's a new threat to be at least moderately concerned about.  It takes the form of a new ransomware family that spreads from one victim to ...

Security for USB Drives

Secuirty for USB Drives One of the most secure things you can do when using a USB drive is to encrypt the drive. Even if the USB drive is lost or stolen, as ...

5 Reasons You Need A CyberSecurity Plan

5 Reasons You Need a Cyber Security Plan We have all lived in the hype around cybersecurity and how if we don't pay attention, it can become our nightmare, one where even the ...

DHS Healthcare Best Practices

Department of Homeland Security: Best Practices for Ransomware Resilience in Healthcare Practices: The Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, National Governors Association, Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center, and other ...

5 Cyber Security Tips For Healthcare Practices

5 Cyber Security Tips For Healthcare Practices To Protect YOUR Critical Data We have all seen them. Stories in the news, almost every day it seems, about another organization being crippled by a ransomware ...

Florida City Paid Big Bucks To Hackers Using Ransomware  

The city of Riviera Beach, Florida is the latest high-profile victim of a ransomware attack. Recently, the city council voted to pay more than $600,000 to a hacking group to regain access ...

Social Engineering Attacks- Top Tips For Protection

Every year, millions of attacks are successfully carried out against businesses just like yours. It’s important to know what you’re up against and how to protect yourself. The most common social engineering tactic is phishing, often coupled with a strategy ...

New Ransomware Looks Like An Anti-Virus Installation

Dharma is a highly successful ransomware strain. It recently has been made even more successful by a change in the way the hackers controlling it are deploying it. The first part of ...

2019 Sees A Huge Rise In Ransomware Attacks

According to FBI statistics, in 2013 there were 991 tracked incidents of ransomware attacks against business, resulting in losses slightly exceeding half a million dollars. The number of incidents steadily increased through ...

Hackers Are Now Using Remote Desktop Services For Ransomware

Ransomware continues to be the weapon of choice for hackers around the world, but their distribution methods are evolving.  Recently, a new strain of the ransomware known as CryptoMix was found in ...

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