According to a new security report by Malwarebytes, Ransomware attacks were up ten-fold last year on the back of the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks. And the bad guys are spreading their resources with attacks using a number of there tools all on the rise. In short, it's been a bad 12 months for those protecting systems and threat actors have reaped a bumper crop.
A new attack called EternalRocks is beginning to spread making use of some of the same NSA exploits used in the WannaCry ransomware attack.
Krebs on Security reports that the WannaCry ransomware attack has netted the bad guys about US$26,000. But is probably a drop in the ocean compared to what it has cost businesses around the world. More »
Krebs on Security reports that the WannaCry ransomware attack has netted the bad guys a total of just US$26,000. That might not sound like much, but it's probably a drop in the ocean compared to what it has cost businesses around th...
Ransomware is one of the most damaging threats to our data. And while it used to be about attacks on single devices, we saw the threat evolve this year with the WannaCry and Petya/Not Petya attacks where threat actors found new ways...