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A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Tue, 12th Jan 2021
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Many significant cybersecurity events have occurred since the year 2000 — not every one of them ‘firsts’, but all of them correlating with a change in security behaviour or protection.
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Cryptolocker malware and ransomware threats on the rise
Wed, 19th Jun 2019
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 continues to evolve and thrive because it follows a proven business model."
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Kiwis warned to watch out for mobile ransomware
Thu, 31st Jul 2014
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"The public needs to become more security-aware, and take more measures to prevent their handsets from becoming conduits of monetary and information loss."
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Business vs. Malware - How to fight back...
Fri, 11th Jul 2014
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Every new malware scare has some IT pros running to the hills and two nasty pieces of malware have reared their ugly heads again - Cryptolocker and Gameover Zeus.
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