How a Ransomware Readiness Assessment Can Help Your Business Stay Safe

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Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts files and then seeks payment in exchange for the encryption key.  A ransomware readiness assessment is an audit that businesses can undergo to determine their risk level for ransomware. The assessment will help you identify which areas of your organisation are at the highest risk for attack […]

How to Outsmart the DarkSide Ransomware Group

DarkSide Ransomware

The DarkSide Ransomware Group is one of the many gangs that continue to rebrand themselves while expanding to gain more intelligence in 2022. So, is there any way to outsmart these groups? It almost seems like a losing battle. However, a strong defence can be created within your organisation, but first, it’s important to start […]

FBI Raises Awareness on the LockBit Ransomware Operation

Lockbit Ransomware

The FBI recently posted a flash alert asking for any suspicious activity linked to LockBit Ransomware to be reported immediately to the Cyber Squad. The LockBit Ransomware gang, who came on the scene in September 2019 announced the LockBit 2.0 Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) in June 2021. The impact When the LockBit infection spreads, it gains the […]

Ransomware Threat Actors Turn to Target the Cloud

Ransomware threat actors

As expected, in Q2 this year, cyber criminals shifted their focus to cloud-based apps. A report by Netspoke revealed that 68% of all downloads with malware attached, were dispersed from cloud apps. Now that companies heavily rely on cloud-based services for connectivity and collaboration purposes to support working from home environments – attackers are turning […]

Protecting Your Organisation After a Ransomware Attack

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So, here is the scenario: you’re sitting at your desk working away and suddenly realise an attacker has taken over your screen. The threat actor is now demanding a hefty payment in exchange to release access to the system. You immediately report the incident to the Chief Information Officer and wait nervously to see what […]

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