July 7, 2017
Reducing your ransomware risks as attacks escalate 750%
One of the fastest growing industries in the world is fueled by Bitcoin, unscrupulous actors, and the likelihood that you’ll click on emails with intriguing subject lines. Recent ransomware attacks have extorted millions from individuals and businesses all around the world to the tune of $1 billion globally in 2016. Ransomware pays big, and that’s...

One of the fastest growing industries in the world is fueled by Bitcoin, unscrupulous actors, and the likelihood that you’ll click on emails with intriguing subject lines. Recent ransomware attacks have extorted millions from individuals and businesses all around the world to the tune of $1 billion globally in 2016. Ransomware pays big, and that’s…

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Dark money
July 6, 2017
Cybercriminals cash in, exposing Linux ransomware vulnerability with Erebus
A few weeks ago, South Korean web hosting company, Nayana, found itself stuck between a rock and a hard place. Ransomware variant, Erebus, infected 153 of its Linux servers and, consequently, encrypted over 3,400 of Nayana’s customer websites. The victim of a catastrophic ransomware attack, cybercriminals demanded Nayana pay up or it would never see its data...

A few weeks ago, South Korean web hosting company, Nayana, found itself stuck between a rock and a hard place. Ransomware variant, Erebus, infected 153 of its Linux servers and, consequently, encrypted over 3,400 of Nayana’s customer websites. The victim of a catastrophic ransomware attack, cybercriminals demanded Nayana pay up or it would never see its data…

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