Preparing for the next wave of ransomware attacks

How to defend your business By Kevin Cunningham There’s no doubt about it, ransomware is both destructive and costly to businesses. However, in terms of an attack methodology, it’s nothing new. What has elevated ransomware is the sheer magnitude and the evolving nature of the attacks. Case in point: WannaCry, an unprecedented attack served to organisations on a global scale with estimated economic losses in the billions … [Read more...]

Cyberespionage and ransomware attacks are on the increase warns the 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report

Cyberespionage hits manufacturing, public sector and education hard: 21 percent of cases analysed Ransomware attacks gain greater popularity: now fifth most common specific malware variety Tenth anniversary edition: includes data from 65 contributing organisations; 42,068 incidents; 1,935 breaches from 84 countries Cyberespionage is now the most common type of attack seen in manufacturing, the public sector and … [Read more...]