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Understanding Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS)

Ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) is a dangerous type of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provided as an easy-to-use cyber-criminal attack platform. With this cyberattack, actors gain illegitimate access to companies’ information technology resources and proceed to block legitimate access while demanding payment for the release of resources and data that rightfully belongs to the business. Victims are often notified via a lock [...]

February 14th, 2020|Categories: Ransomware, Security|Tags: , |

Three Ransomware Horror Stories

In this post: Read about three scary ransomware horror stories and why they are still making headlines.  It’s Halloween—the perfect time to enjoy some spooky tales. If we’ve learned anything about the horror genre from Hollywood, it’s that the scariest and most compelling horror stories are often the ones that are based on true events. [...]

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Security|

Petya Ransomware: Ask the Experts

Petya Ransomware: "Bigger Than WannaCry" The Petya ransomware attack began earlier today in Europe and is quickly spreading globally. We asked our experts for their thoughts on this latest attack. Elliott Abraham, CISSP, lamented, "There's no kill switch in Petya. It will most certainly be bigger than WannaCry." Senior Solutions Architect Jacob Hunt added, "The Petya [...]

June 27th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Security|