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What is ransomware?
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What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket
17 Nov 2020
Best ransomware removal tools
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Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
17 Nov 2020
Ransomware remains the top cyber security risk for SMBs
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Ransomware remains the top cyber security risk for SMBs

Datto reveals that the average cost of downtime is now 94% greater than last year
17 Nov 2020
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
17 Nov 2020
The business guide to ransomware
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The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
12 Nov 2020
Ransomware made MSPeasy
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Ransomware made MSPeasy

The MSP's guide to saving the day
12 Nov 2020
Laptop maker Compal hit by ransomware attack
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Laptop maker Compal hit by ransomware attack

DoppelPaymer hackers reportedly ordered the company to hand over almost £13 million in ransom
11 Nov 2020
Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns
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Ransomware gangs pretend to delete stolen data to extort victims twice, report warns

Security experts warn that paying ransomware hackers will likely lead to more demands
5 Nov 2020
Mattel admits it was hit by a ransomware attack
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Mattel admits it was hit by a ransomware attack

The leading toy manufacturer is thought to have fallen victim to Trickbot malware
4 Nov 2020
Maze ransomware gang retires from cyber crime
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Maze ransomware gang retires from cyber crime

The statement released by the group suggests cryptocurrency market shifts might be pricing the group out of operations
2 Nov 2020
Ryuk behind a third of all ransomware attacks in 2020
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Ryuk behind a third of all ransomware attacks in 2020

Attacks surged from just 5,000 during the first three quarters of 2019 to 67 million in 2020 so far
29 Oct 2020
REvil hacking group says it has made more than $100m in a year
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REvil hacking group says it has made more than $100m in a year

Gang behind Travelex hack says it hopes to earn $2 billion from ransomware as a service
29 Oct 2020
36 billion personal records exposed by hacks in 2020 so far
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36 billion personal records exposed by hacks in 2020 so far

The tally smashes 2019’s record, despite a decline in the number of security incidents
29 Oct 2020
Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach
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Hackers demand ransom from therapy patients after clinic data breach

Vastaamo CEO Ville Tapio was reportedly fired for obscuring information about the incident for more than two years
27 Oct 2020
Sopra Steria confirms it was hit by new Ryuk ransomware variant
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Sopra Steria confirms it was hit by new Ryuk ransomware variant

The French IT services firm has admitted it will take "weeks" for business operations to return to normal
26 Oct 2020
'Robin Hood' hackers donate stolen Bitcoin to charity
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'Robin Hood' hackers donate stolen Bitcoin to charity

Experts warn of a growing trend of ransomware gangs "whitewashing" their image for good publicity
21 Oct 2020
The truth about ransomware
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The truth about ransomware

Data-stealing malware can bring the biggest business to its knees – but what is the real ransomware risk, and how do you safeguard against it?
14 Oct 2020
The truth about ransomware
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The truth about ransomware

Data-stealing malware can bring the biggest business to its knees – but what is the real ransomware risk, and how do you safeguard against it?
14 Oct 2020
Microsoft disrupts infamous Trickbot botnet ahead of US election
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Microsoft disrupts infamous Trickbot botnet ahead of US election

Trickbot primarily targets financial institutions, but it could impact the election too
12 Oct 2020
What is WannaCry?
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What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
12 Oct 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Apple, AMD, and Google
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Weekly threat roundup: Apple, AMD, and Google

The most dangerous and pressing cyber security exploits from the week gone by
9 Oct 2020
Microsoft warns of ‘continuously evolving’ Android ransomware
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Microsoft warns of ‘continuously evolving’ Android ransomware

This sophisticated strain abuses the incoming call notification to block access to a device
9 Oct 2020
UK ransomware attacks surged 80% in latest quarter
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UK ransomware attacks surged 80% in latest quarter

Check Point's findings show that hackers continue to take advantage of mass remote working
7 Oct 2020