Ransomware

How to Protect Yourself from Ransomware?

Ransomware is one of the most significant threats to many industries. Be it a small organization or big firm; no one can actually be immune from this malicious software. Ransomware can be disguised in so many ways that no normal person can recognize it. And, the ransomware actually attacks the most vulnerable systems. Just one

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How To Decrypt Files Encrypted By Ransomware?

We all wonder how to decode your files, which is snarled by ransomware attacks. In this article, we tell you how to decrypt your information encrypted by ransomware attack. Ransomware is a perilous malware that locks and encrypts your computer information and drops a demand message in content or HTML. It is organized with contact

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What Is Ransomware Virus?

Ransomware is a dreadful malware that can attack anyone and at any time.  Access denied! Pay ransom! These are the phrases used by cyber thieves and can be a waking nightmare for you if you ever come across this malware. After all, who could have thought of switching on their desktop and realizing you no

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How To Avoid Ransomware?

Have you ever thought about how protected your computer and organization is against ransomware attacks? Have you just heard about this in the news or around the office? You probably do not know why ransomware is such a fuss. Maybe you are in a problem then. Ransomware attacks are malicious software used by cyber-attackers to

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Suspected Ransomware Infections, Delays Houston County’s School

Alabama’s Houston County Schools are in a dilemma, as the start of its school year had to be delayed in order to buy more time in recovering from a malware attack. The school’s officials are tightlipped about what specific malware strain infected the schools’ networks. However, like what we have reported multiple times here, only

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Why Small Cities Are Attractive For Ransomware Authors?

It is becoming fairly common that small city or municipalities are the most profitable victims of cyber threats and cyber attacks using their ransomware campaigns. Here, we have featured at least two cities that were victims of ransomware infection, Riviera City (Florida) and Baltimore (Maryland). The city councils of both cities decided to pay the

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Ransomware: Less With Consumers, More In The Enterprise

The system admins’ favorite antivirus program Malwarebytes has released the State of Malware Report covering the first quarter of 2019, highlighting the state of malware globally. The highlight of the report is the visible decreasing frequency of global ransomware infections, from 12 million incidents recorded in the first quarter of 2018 to just 4 million

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Fundamental Things You Need To Know About Ransomware

This article is written for the purpose of empowering our readers with much deeper knowledge of ransomware, with the goal of lessening the chance that your Windows computer will be the next victim. Ransomware is a type of malware that ranks high on the Internet as cybercriminal’s favorite milking-cow. A computer infected with this virus

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Safe Computing Habits In The “Post Ransomware” Era

Ransomware is a type of computer virus was made infamous by WannaCry in 2017. Two years ago millions of victims paid ransom money to its creators just to desperately restore their encrypted files. The “business model” was very successful, WannaCry developers had estimated total revenue of $4 billion that year. Today in 2019, we saw

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Why Ransomware-as-a-Service GandCrab Is Shutting Down?

GandCrab “Ransomware-as-a-Service” shutting down after a year of operation. This black market service was able to produce $2 billion worth of ransom payments for their customers who purchased the service, infecting the target victims with a customer-customized GandCrab. The Ransomware-as-a-Service is a new profit-model, where the original ransomware author does not infect victims directly but

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