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Brewery breach: Not even beer is safe from ransomware
There were no pints enjoyed at this Scottish brewery this week as it fell victim to a crippling ransomware attack.
Pseudo-ransomware Xbash targeting Linux and Windows discovered
Xbash is data-destructive; destroying Linux-based databases as part of its ransomware capabilities.
Protecting New Zealand in the new cybercrime threatscape
New Zealand’s businesses are digitally transforming, supported by good internet infrastructure, and immersed in a culture of innovation.
Exclusive: Building robust cloud-based backup and DR into ransomware defence
Ransomware is on the rise again and it’s getting smarter.
An expert's take on the state of ransomware today
One of the biggest challenges in the fight against ransomware is that there are thousands of variants; tiny pieces of code used over and over again.
BlackBerry integrates ransomware recovery into collaboration platform
Most ransomware recovery solutions enforce a companywide rollback, meaning even users whose systems were not impacted may lose data.
Ransomware: A malware king, but business complacency might be lurking
Ransomware has fast become one of the malware kings to the point where you don’t have to go far to find someone who isn’t aware of the dangers.
Ransomware threats evolving to attack backup programmes
The traditional defence against ransomware is having a disaster recovery solution in place.
2018 sees surge in encrypted attacks, malware & ransomware
The surges are leading experts to warn businesses that they will need every security tool in their toolbox to keep threats at bay.
Best practices: Preventing and recovering from ransomware attacks
Cybercriminals ‘win’ even if only one out of a thousand companies decides to pay the ransom.
Despite more training, SMBs feel unprepared for cyberattacks - Webroot
"One of the most effective strategies to keep your company safe is with a layered cybersecurity strategy that can secure users and their devices."
Three effective strategies for protecting your backups from ransomware
Three key things you should be doing with your data protection strategy to make sure your backups are there when you need them most.
Here’s what the threat landscape currently looks like, according to Fortinet
Fortinet says there are indications that some cybercriminals now prefer hijacking systems and using them for cryptomining.
Singapore CSA looks back at 2017's most rampant cyber threats
Last year there was a notable shift from profit-motivated attacks to attacks designed to cause disruption.
Cyberthreats shifting with ransomware attacks down - research
Ransomware attacks are significantly declining, and active defences strategies are highly effective but underutilised, according to ISACA.
EXCLUSIVE: Rick McElroy shares how he’d breach an enterprise
Carbon Black’s Rick McElroy asserts at the end of the day, cyberwar is not about systems but rather humans vs humans as they are the weakest link.
Ransomware: Top-of-mind for Aussies, but we just don't know what to do about it
Ransomware continues to be a major concern for Australian consumers this year - and many are unsure if they have even been affected by it.
EXCLUSIVE: Palo Alto analyst unwraps mentality of cybercrime
Threat intelligence analyst Alex Hinchliffe discusses the constant rise of cybercrime, how it's changing, and the possibility of cyber warfare.
IoT, chip processors emerging as new cyber battlegrounds – report
The number of types of ransomware variants in play increased by 101 percent in 2017, a report has found.
Global MSSP Proficio opens new Melbourne base to serve Aussie businesses
Global managed security services provider Proficio has established a new base in Melbourne.
Cybercrime driving booming endpoint security market past $7.5bn
New research points to a very healthy cybersecurity market that is largely due to the very unhealthy cybercrime market.
UK most breached country in EU but businesses are blissfully naïve
A study has found that despite being the most breached country, UK businesses claim to actually feel less vulnerable than their European neighbours.
$2.9 million gone: Kiwis hit by more than 500 cybersecurity incidents
The first three months of 2018 were busier than ever for cybercriminals, who managed to steal $2.9 million from New Zealanders.
The cost of our connected world: how to overcome challenges without downgrading technical capabilities
Generally, the most successful threats are the simplest, says ESET senior research fellow Nick FitzGerald.