Ransomware: Key insights from infosec experts

Pause for a minute. 2017 has arrived before we even realized it was coming. And it’s brought with it an army of new buzzwords, fresh security threats and an even more switched-on world than 2016. Before we entangle ourselves in everything digital that this year has to offer, it’s important to heed expert advice. Take … More Ransomware: Key insights from infosec experts

Austrian hotel experiences ‘ransomware of things attack’

Toward the end of 2016, ESET senior security researcher Stephen Cobb expressed concern about the possible mingling of three different types of system abuse: holding computer systems and data files hostage (ransomware); denying access to data and systems (DDoS); and infecting the Internet of Things (IoT) with malicious code. He hypothesized that in 2017 we … More Austrian hotel experiences ‘ransomware of things attack’