Ransomware – Steps that organisations and businesses need to take
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Ransomware – Steps that organisations and businesses need to take

The recent global ransomware attack, referred to as ‘WannaCry’, that resulted in over 45,000 attacks and infected major companies, hospitals and other government institutions, unfortunately caught many off guard. WannaCry targeted computers running Windows operating systems that had not been updated with a security update released by Microsoft in March 2017, as well as computers […]

New tools in the fight against ransomware
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New tools in the fight against ransomware

With ransomware showing no signs of disappearing soon, a central repository website entitled “No-More-Ransom” has been established to disrupt cybercriminal businesses with ransomware connections. Europol’s European Cybercrime Centre has teamed up with the National High Tech Crime Unit of the Netherlands’ police, and two cyber security companies to offer advice and troubleshooting services.   A […]

Ransomware - Tips on prevention, response and evading extortion
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Ransomware – Tips on prevention, response and evading extortion

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Ransomware, a malware that prevents or in some cases limits users from accessing their data has been on the rise. Last year, 2015 saw a considerable increase with Crowti (also known as CryptoWall) and FakeBSOD being the two instances that affected more than 850,000 systems between June and November. […]

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Malware POS Alert – AbaddonPOS and Cherry Picker

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Two new malware files have been identified targeting point-of-sale (POS) terminals called AbaddonPOS and Cherry Picker. The AbaddoPOS malware is delivered by the Angler Exploit Kit or through an infected Microsoft Office document. The malware targets the memory of all processes running on the infected system (excluding its own […]