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1 in 5 SMBs Have Fallen Victim to a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware remains the most common cyber threat to SMBs, according to a Datto survey of more than 1,400 MSP decision makers that manage the IT systems for small-to-medium-sized businesses. Click here to


Cybercrime Tool Prices Bump Up in Dark Web Markets

Prices have been rising in the last two years for longstanding tools available on the Dark Web to help bad actors commit cyber attacks and fraud, alongside newer innovations that


Email scam attacks against healthcare targets see huge rise

Proofpoint finds a 300 per cent increase in such attacks this year. Healthcare has always been an industry of interest for cybercriminals, but a new Proofpoint report argues that the

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Outmaneuvering the Ransomware Cybercriminal – How to Stay One Step Ahead 

By Roderick Bauer – Marketing Director at BlackBlaze, If you have been hit by a ransomware attack, you will understand why the WannaCry ransomware attack of 2017 that affected over


City Blocks Email Account of Alderman Who Refuses Cybersecurity Training

Officials in the Tennessee city of Germantown have restricted the email account of an alderman who refuses to undergo cybersecurity training.  Insurance specialist and married father of one Dean Massey was


How Ransomware Attacks Target WordPress Sites

WordPress is one of the web’s most popular content management systems, powering nearly one-third of the internet. Although it still has a reputation as a blogging platform, it’s rising as


Get Ready For A Ransomware Tsunami

OK, maybe you can’t say the two cities in Florida hit with ransomware a few weeks ago dodged a bullet, but at least they dodged the digital equivalent of a


Cyber Security Roundup for June 2019

June 2019 was another very busy month for security update releases. Microsoft released updates to patch 22 critical rated vulnerabilities, Intel released 11 fixes, and there were also several critical


Anatomy of a ransomware attack: How attackers gain access to unstructured data

Ransomware isn’t a new phenomenon, but it’s effects are starting to be felt more widely, and more deeply than ever before. Behemoths like Sony, Nissan, FedEx, Kraft Foods and Deutsche Bank

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11 Eye Opening Cyber Security Statistics for 2019

Invented in 1989, the World Wide Web is home to around 2 billion websites today. This unimaginable expansion has brought the world closer and shrunk it into a small global