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What to know about the wiper malware attacks

Wiped Out: The Crippling Effects of Wiper Malware Attacks

You’re probably familiar with several forms of cyberattacks your business faces every day. Nations-states prefer to steal data, while cybercriminals generally either opt for cryptomining or encrypting your data for a ransomware attack. Unfortunately, while this has been true for years, recent strikes reveal a new appetite for destruction: wiper...
Ransomware attack updates - Holiday season 2020

Ransomware attack hits computer giant, remains major threat

Earlier this month, Taiwanese computer giant Acer -- the world's 6th-largest PC vendor by unit sales, as of January 2021 -- was hit with a ransomware attack by the REvil gang, who is demanding a $50 million ransom.The largest ransomware attack ever announced, it serves as a reminder: Ransomware remains an enormous...
Cybercrime - Breaking Down a Data Breach

Breaking Down a Data Breach

Running a business involves a lot of risk & reward. Whether you develop a new product or introduce a new service, you're putting yourself out there... taking a risk. Whichever you choose, it's bound to flop or succeed - risk/reward. However, one aspect of business involves great risk and zero...