Ransomware is everywhere, but even black hats make mistakes

Ransomware is everywhere. At least that might be the impression left by a seemingly endless stream of news reports on recent cyberattacks. Well, there were several (good) reasons why criminals have made it all the way to the front page. First, the targets they’ve chosen for their malevolent activities. Such as hospitals on both coasts of … More Ransomware is everywhere, but even black hats make mistakes

Ransomware: Should you pay the cybercriminals?

Ransomware is a growing threat, threatening to take over your machine, encrypt your files and demand payment in exchange for their safe return. But, as we explore below, paying the ransom is rarely the solution. What is ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware, or malicious software, which has exploded in notoriety in recent years. The … More Ransomware: Should you pay the cybercriminals?