Are Protection Payments the Future of Ransomware? How Businesses Can Protect Themselves

Ransomware has matured significantly over the previous decade or so. Initially thought to be a relatively basic virus that could be contained on a floppy disk, it can now damage global business ...
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The Million-Dollar Question: To Pay or Not to Pay Ransom?

Ransomware is one of the most serious threats to businesses today. In fact, a recent survey found that 85% of enterprises are more concerned about the prospect of ransomware attacks than any ...
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Companies are more prepared to pay ransoms than ever before

Companies are more prepared to pay ransoms than ever before

A new report, which surveyed 1200 IT security professionals in 17 countries around the world, has shone a light on a dramatic rise in the number of organisations willing to pay ransoms ...
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Victims Feel Paying Ransom is Their Only Option

By now it is no surprise that ransomware is the favored method of cyberattackers, but it’s still startling that 64% of organizations have been the victim to such an attack—of those, 84% ...
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Menlo Security Poll Finds Resistance to Ransom Demands

A poll of 8,571 individuals conducted on Twitter by Menlo Security suggests business and IT leaders are becoming more inclined to accept financial losses rather than cave to ransomware demands. A full ...
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The Issue & Impact of Malspam in the U.S. Elections

The Issue & Impact of Malspam in the U.S. Elections

Malspam campaigns and their related botnets were a potential major threat for the election process in the United States this year. The post The Issue & Impact of Malspam in the U.S ...
Radware experts provide high-level view of cybersecurity threat landscape

A High-Level View of Today’s Cyber Threat Landscape

Radware cybersecurity expert Ron Meyran provides a high-level view of the current cyber threat landscape in this video blog. The post A High-Level View of Today’s Cyber Threat Landscape appeared first on ...
To Pay or Not to Pay: It’s About the Provider

To Pay or Not to Pay: It’s About the Provider

The question--to pay or not to pay ransom--goes back to another question: who is your DDoS mitigation provider? The post To Pay or Not to Pay: It’s About the Provider appeared first ...
Android Locker Variant Uses Innovative Sequence to Load Ransom Note

Android Locker Variant Uses Innovative Sequence to Load Ransom Note

A new variant of a sophisticated Android locker family used an innovative sequence to load its ransom note on infected devices. On October 8, Microsoft Defender Research Team revealed that it had ...
Unprecedented Levels of Ransom DDoS Extortion Attacks

Unprecedented Levels of Ransom DDoS Extortion Attacks

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The FBI has released a flash warning that thousands of organizations around the world, and across multiple industries, have been threatened with DDoS attacks unless they pay a bitcoin ransom. This ransom ...