Why ransomware attacks keep happening

Based on reporting and our own observations, here are some reasons why ransomware isn't letting up any time soon: Cyber liability insurance policies with ransomware/extortion policies in them have incentivised attackers. The bad actors know that if their victim organization has a cyber extortion policy, they'll be paid. Some industries, like healthcare, may end up [...]

Top 3 Cyber Intrusions of the Decade: 2010-2019

A lot has happened in the past ten years for cyber intrusions and data breaches. We want to round out the end of the decade with our top 3 cyber intrusions. Stuxnet: 2010 Stuxnet was discovered around June 2010 by Belarusian antivirus company VirusBlokAda. U.S. based antivirus company Symantec was the first to reverse engineer [...]

Ransomware: 6 Things to do to Soften The Blow of an Attack

With the ransomware wannacry bringing down the several hospitals in the UK health care system (NHS) , it's a good reminder to understand what steps one can take to be ready. 1. Back up your data on a regular basis. In the event you are hit with ransomware, having current backups will give you peace [...]