A type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system.

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Insurance Customers’ Personal Data Exposed Due to Misconfigured NAS Server

The vulnerability also exposed login credentials for a massive national insurance claims database,…

Gojdue Variant Eludes Microsoft, Google Cloud Protection, Researchers Say

Researchers have identified a new ransomware strain that went undetected by built-in malware…

Crypto Miners May Be the ‘New Payload of Choice’ for Attackers

Crypto mining botnets provide a stealthy way to generate big bucks, without the…

The IT Security Lessons from 2017

A look at the IT security lessons that can be learned from 2017…

Crooks Switch from Ransomware to Cryptocurrency Mining

The group behind the VenusLocker ransomware have switched to cryptocurrency mining Monero. …

U.S. Government Blames North Korea for WannaCry

The United States government is officially blaming North Korea for the WannaCry ransomware…

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Ransomware Backup Protection: No Downtime

Ransomware Backup Protection: Image-based backup, and a hybrid cloud model, delivering enterprise-grade functionality at a small business price. Ransomware backup detection is provided through a Total Protection Solution, devices actively monitor backups, and when a ransomware footprint is detected, it notifies admins that they have a likely ransomware attack.