Tag "ransomware"

BlackBerry Launches New Ransomware Recovery Solution

by August 8, 2018

BlackBerry Limited announced its next-generation BlackBerry Workspaces content collaboration platform, featuring a new ransomware recovery capability that allows organizations to quickly recover from cyber attacks. Despite even …

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eScan detects a new wave of Ransomware affecting India

by July 26, 2018

Last year WannaCry created havoc across the globe and due to its lateral movement; it had penetrated into the networks and skipped across the countries and continents. Furthermore, …

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Skybox Security: Crypto mining Replaces Ransomware as Most Popular Cybercrime Malware

by July 19, 2018

Skybox Security the release of its mid-year update to the vulnerability and Threat Trends Report which analyzes vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in play. The report, compiled by the team of …

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Bitdefender releases the ‘Total Security-Multi-Device’ ,All-in-one complete security shield

by May 31, 2018

Bitdefender, world’s leading security Solutions rolls out ‘Total Security-Multi-Device’ Bitdefender Total Security that delivers multiple layers of protection against ransomware. It uses behavioural threat detection to prevent infections and …

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Seqrite: ‘EternalBlue’ continues to be a popular threat actor among cybercriminals in 2018

by May 9, 2018

In its research report titled, ‘EternalBlue – A Popular Threat Actor of 2017-2018’, Seqrite revealed that it has detected more than 18 million hits of the exploit in advanced …

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Ransomware ‘Gold Rush’ looks finished, but Threat Remains

by May 3, 2018

Ransomware attacks grew in volume by over 400 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year. F-Secure attributes this growth to the WannaCry crypto worm in a …

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Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report: Ransomware still a top cybersecurity threat

by April 10, 2018

Ransomware attacks are a key cybersecurity threat for global organizations, warns Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). It is the most common type of malware, found in 39 percent of malware-related …

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2018 Could be the Year When Consumers Crush Ransomware

by April 6, 2018

Consumers finally have a chance to get the edge on ransomware gangs that have amassed billions of dollars in the past few years. F-Secure SAFE PC has protected users against …

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eScan: Key Trends In Security for 2018

by December 19, 2017

As we step into the new year, 2018 and embrace the fast-changing digital world, on the behind we leave a trail of 2017 marred with cyber-attacks which have been …

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KPMG Cybercrime Survey Report 2017

by December 18, 2017

69 percent of organisations are of the opinion that ransomware is a significant risk to them and 43 percent of organisations indicated that they have experienced ransomware attacks in the past …

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Over 2.3 million infections detected on Windows in Q2

by August 3, 2017

Over 2.3 million infections and 13 families of ransomware were detected on Windows in the second quarter of 2017, a new report revealed recently. According to Quick Heal Technologies, malware detections saw a drop …

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Trend Micro Detects SLocker Mobile Ransomware that Mimics WannaCry

by July 11, 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated a cyber security solution detected a new variant of mobile ransomware SLocker, notable for being an Android file-encrypting ransomware. This particular SLocker variant is the first mobile ransomware …

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Cyber Contraceptives for Digital India

by July 4, 2017

Vendors are upgrading antivirus solutions and also educating customers and users by giving guidelines and suggesting the best solutions to resolve queries From the first antivirus attack way back in …

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Safety against the Wrath of Ransomware

by June 30, 2017

The recent attack by Petya ransomware is another warning to organizations about the possible catastrophe of vulnerabilities in their networks or IT infrastructure. Petya Ransomware is spreading fast with Ukraine …

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Petya Ransomware: India worst hit in Asia

by June 30, 2017

Similar to WannaCry, Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit as one of the means to propagate itself. However, it also uses classic SMB network spreading techniques, meaning that it can …

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Trickbot – new entrant in the Indian Online Banking Cyberspace

by June 23, 2017

Ransomware  is not the only prevalent threat these days; there are threats too which have been making their foray. We humans tend to forget that security is an on-going process …

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Forcepoint Extends cloud security solutions with new Analytics & Offerings

by May 30, 2017

Forcepoint recently extended its cloud security solutions with new software capabilities and data center offerings that accelerate the secure adoption of cloud applications. Forcepoint’s technology protects enterprise and government employees …

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Mobile Ransomware More Than Trebled in Q1, 2017: Report

by May 29, 2017

The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, …

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6 Best Practices to Keep the Worms Out

by May 18, 2017

By Sanjai Gangadharan, Regional Director SAARC, A10 Networks WannaCry ransomware worm has created havoc across the globe hitting about 150 countries and over 57,000 computers. This is primarily because …

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eScan Decimates Ransomware Hoax News

by May 17, 2017

More than the actual attack of the WannaCry Ransomware, which held to ransom millions of computers and businesses worldwide demanding ransom to be paid in bitcoins worth $300 to unlock …

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