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Sophos reports spike in ransomware groups using remote encryption
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Sophos reveals in a new report that the most active ransomware groups are intentionally deploying remote encryption attacks on networks, with attacks increasing 62% annually since 2022.
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A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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microsoft
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Sophos presents a 20-year retrospective of cyber-threats, from the Worm Era to the Monetisation Era and the current Ransomware Era.
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Cryptolocker malware and ransomware threats on the rise
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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phishing
Cryptolocker malware and ransomware is increasing at a rapid rate, with these threats rising 167% over the previous quarter.
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Businesses paid $301 million to ransomware hackers last year
Fri, 22nd Sep 2017
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malware
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cloud services
Datto has revealed the results of its latest study of ransomware around the world that are concerning to say the very least.
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The economics of cybersecurity for the undecided
Mon, 27th Mar 2017
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malware
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ddos
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phishing
It is precisely because of this concept of the cost of doing nothing that we’re able to determine the value of a cybersecurity solution.
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Geek saves customer '$150,000 in 15 min'; wins security award
Mon, 11th Jul 2016
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malware
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cybersecurity
Adelaide IT services firm Geek has won the Golden Datto Pioneer award after helping save an Adelaide accounting firm hit by CryptoLocker.
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Expert insight from the author of the ESET TeslaCrypt decryptor
Tue, 31st May 2016
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malware
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
ESET recently interviewed the malware researcher who ultimately created the universal ESET TeslaCrypt decryption tool.
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How safe are your emails? An expert breakdown
Thu, 12th May 2016
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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cryptolocker
Since the concept of email was first floated in the 60s, it has exploded onto the scene, becoming an absolutely crucial part of everyday business.
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CryptoWall nets US$325 million; Is your business secure?
Tue, 3rd Nov 2015
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
A single cybercrime group may have collected US$325 million from CryptoWall 3 ransomware - but there are ways to help your business keep secure.
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Businesses urged to up backup game as cryptolocker re-emerges
Mon, 2nd Nov 2015
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cloud services
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cryptolocker
Australian businesses are being urged to take data back-up seriously as the Cryptolocker ransomware virus re-emerges, hitting local businesses.
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Don’t let cybercriminals hold your business hostage
Mon, 31st Aug 2015
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ransomware
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ai security
Ransomware attacks are set to continue as cybercriminals find profitable business model, says Webroot Threat Research.
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Users want proactive not reactive security solutions
Tue, 13th Jan 2015
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big data
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bi
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ddos
Throughout 2014 there were an increasing number of high profile cyber security threats and breaches, and response is the difference between success and failure.
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Kiwis warned to watch out for mobile ransomware
Thu, 31st Jul 2014
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firewall
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ransomware
Mobile ransomware is on the rise, warns security company Fortinet, with threats increasing for both iOS and Android devices.
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Business vs. Malware - How to fight back...
Fri, 11th Jul 2014
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cybersecurity
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Businesses face a dire threat as Cryptolocker and Gameover Zeus malware surge, yet with vigilance and robust security, they can fight back.