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Ransomware incidents along with prevention, mitigation and recovery products for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs).

Crypto Miners Leapfrog Ransomware As Preferred Cyber Crook Malware?

Some 2.7 million users were attacked by malicious crypto miners in 2017, up roughly 50 percent from 1.9 million hit in 2016, Kaspersky Lab estimates.

Colorado DOT Suffers SamSam Ransomware Attack, Shuts Down 2K Computers

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) temporarily shuts down more than 2,000 employee computers due to a SamSam ransomware virus cyberattack.

ShurL0ckr Ransomware-as-a-Service: Here’s What MSSPs Need to Know

Cloud access security broker (CASB) Bitglass & AI-based threat prevention solutions provider Cylance discover the ShurL0ckr strain of Gojdue ransomware.

Acronis Unveils Free AI-Based Ransomware Protection Software

Hybrid cloud backup, data protection & storage software company Acronis introduces a free artificial intelligence-based ransomware protection solution.

Webair Partners with MSSPs to Deliver Ransomware Recovery-as-a-Service

Cloud & managed infrastructure solutions company Webair unveils Ransomware Recovery-as-a-Service (RRaaS) for managed security services providers (MSSPs).

Radware Survey: 42% of Orgs Experienced Ransomware Attack in 2017

Ransomware attacks & other cyberattacks are becoming more common among global organizations, a survey from cybersecurity services company Radware shows.

Ransomware Crooks Hit Two Healthcare Organizations, One Pays, the Other Didn’t Say

Ransomware attacks against Hancock Health and Allscripts trigger different responses. One victim pays the ransom, the other doesn’t.

Datto Survey: Global Ransomware Attacks Against SMBs Soar in 2017

Global ransomware attacks are increasingly targeting small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), an MSP survey conducted by Datto shows.

AWS Cloud Database Leak: California Voter Data Exposed, Held for Ransom

An Amazon Web Services (AWS) server with California voter registration data was exposed & used to extort a ransom, MacKeeper says. The culprit: User error.

North Carolina County Stops New Cyberattacks After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

North Carolina’s Mecklenburg County suffers a second cyberattack & issues cybersecurity warning to employees after it initially refused to pay ransomware.