Ransomware


By William Leichter, VP Product Management, Virsec As the fastest-growing malware threat, ransomware attacks are trending high in the news, targeting organizations and users of all types. Now, with the current COVID-19 pandemic stretching governments, healthcare systems and essential businesses thin, new research from Microsoft shows that ransomware attackers are actively making the […]

How to Ensure Your Company is Protected from Ransomware Attacks ...


In an open-source news flash today, the FBI, through its Infragard Partnership, and citing krebsonsecurity.com, said that Diebold Nixdorf, a provider of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and payment technology to banks and retailers, recently suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. Krebs on Security, known for frequently breaking the […]

Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf


The ransomware ecosystem underwent two game-changing tweaks last year. The first one is about the focus on attacking enterprise networks rather than individual users. Secondly, ransomware operators have started to steal victims’ files before encrypting them – this way, they get extra blackmail leverage in the ransom negotiations with compromised […]

Ransomware Families That Publish Stolen Data




This is “In 2 Minutes,” brought to you by Brilliance Security Magazine, and today we will tell you what you need to know about Ransomware, specifically the 2017 Ransomware Report by Cybersecurity Insiders. Ransomware is a billion dollar cybercrime industry and is widely seen as the single biggest cybersecurity threat […]

In 2 Minutes: Ransomware, what you need to know