Why Businesses Need to Defend Against Ransomware

Why Businesses Need to Defend Against Ransomware

Ransomware is a rapidly increasing risk to businesses and organisations around the world.Although there are arguably now fewer ransomware attacks against consumers, attacks against organisations are clearly increasing. A report by Malwarebytes indicates that there has been a +300% increase in ransomware attacks on businesses in the first half 2019. There has also been a …

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Regin malware – one of the most extraordinary pieces of hacking software ever developed.

Rarely does a week go by without news of another high-profile cyber-attack or the discovery of another malware virus, yet despite numerous security warnings many businesses still purposefully choose to ignore the threats. For reasons that remain unclear they continue to believe that the internet is still a safe place to do business. Well, after …

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More cyber-attacks target the global financial sector

The FBI says it is investigating reports in the US media of recent cyber-attacks against several US banks. The reports suggest between two and five banks, including Wall Street giant JP Morgan Chase, have been targeted by financial Trojans. It would appear that Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Citigroup were …

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NCA disrupts Shylock malware cyber threat

In the world of cybercrime, the stories that tend to make the headlines are generally bad news stories. However, every now and then a good new story comes along; one that demonstrates how authorities are effectively cooperating and combining resources and hitting back at the criminals who target cyberspace. News broke last week that the …

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