"Ransomware" Posts

500 Million Attempted Ransomware Attacks (So Far) In 2021

SonicWall expects to record 714 million attempted ransomware attacks by the close of 2021, a 134 percent skyrocket over last year’s totals.

3 Ransomware Trends Every European MSP Should Know

How are ransomware attacks impacting european MSPs (managed IT service providers) & their customers? Datto’s Chris Tate explains survey results.

5 Ransomware Trends all Businesses Should Know

Datto’s State of the Channel Ransomware Report for 2018 reveals at least 5 key statistics that all businesses & MSPs should study. Datto CISO Ryan Weeks explains.

AlienVault InfoSec Report: Phishing, Ransomware Top Internal Threats

Phishing & ransomware are the top internal cyber threats for orgs, a survey of information security pros conducted by threat detection firm AlienVault shows.

Study: Executives (Sort of) Admit Network Security Defeat

Two in three business executives don’t believe their organization’s network security is strong enough to defeat cyber hackers, a Radware research report and study said. Plus more than half of organizations attacked by ransomware in 2017 paid the ransom.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 13 June 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Clavister, Cyxtera, Device Authority, DNA Connect, InfoSec Institute, Malwarebytes, Mavenir, MyCybercare, OmniSOC, Radware, Randvest, ransomware, Sophos email security & more.

Root Access and Ransomware: Investigators Find Surprising Results

Trustwave investigates hacker incidents in which attackers gained root — or administrative-level access — to a company’s network to install ransomware.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 24 May 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Arrow Electronics, Centrify, cyber insurance and ransomware, Deep Secure, Kaspersky Lab, small business breach costs, Palo Alto Networks, RANE, Threat Sketch, Webroot MSP engagement growth and more.

Protect Your Clients’ Office 365 Data from Ransomware

How can you protect Microsoft Office 365 from ransomware attacks? The answer can be tricky because of the software suite’s collaborative capabilities. But Datto offers these best practices.

Ransomware Hackers Hit Ukraine’s Energy Ministry Website

Hackers dismantled Ukraine’s energy ministry website on Tuesday, encrypting files in a targeted ransomware attack that officials deemed an “isolated incident.”