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40 countries will no longer pay for ransomware attack

40 countries will no longer pay for ransomware attack

Companies should no longer pay ransomware gangs to secure their sensitive data. This is the opinion of 40 countries that have united in the recently established International Counter Ransomware Initiative, Reuters writes. The International Counter Ransomware Initiative, set up by the U.S., wants... Read more

date7 months ago
Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

A recent report by Trend Micro suggests that SMBs are the weak link in IT supply chains. Ransomware is one of the many threats that small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) face on an almost daily basis. Attacks can damage their reputation and wallet and bring their day-to-day operations to... Read more

date2 years ago
Cybercriminals target top executives to force ransom payment

Cybercriminals target top executives to force ransom payment

Ransomware gangs are now going after top executives, they aim to get access to their laptops and workstations to steal data from them, in the hope that what they find will be more valuable and hopefully pressure the companies involved to pay a ransom. This trend is relatively new and operates on... Read more

date3 years ago