Secure your Endpoints Against Ransomware: Introducing Malicious Activity Protection

In 2017, ransomware evolved new ways to attack your endpoints. In 2018, enter a new engine for AMP for Endpoints, Malicious Activity Protection that stops malware from encrypting a host. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Secure your Endpoints Against Ransomware: Introducing Malicious Activity Protection

A Third of Companies Would Consider Paying Hackers

… cybersecurity despite high profile ransomware attacks. By Sydny Shepard Jun 05 … the wake of high-profile ransomware attacks like WannaCry and NotPetya, which … vulnerable organizations can be to cyber attacks. “While it is encouraging … the hacker‘s game, there is no guarantee the…

Cyber attack delays Atlanta mayor’s first budget pitch

… been delayed by a March cyber attack that scrambled a swath of … by the ransomware cyber extortion attack discovered by city employees on … scrambles and locks up information. Hackers demanded the city pay six … since the discovery of the attack, according…

WannaCry ransomware crisis, one year on: Are we ready for the next global cyber attack?

… since the gigantic WannaCry ransomware cyber attack caused chaos across the world … are leaving themselves open to attack from cyber attacks – and not just … , they have something for the hacker on each personal computer.… about the threats posed by hacking…

IAG creates ‘novel’ model to predict cost of cyber attack

Insurer IAG has modelled the financial cost that a data breach or ransomware attack would have on its business, in part to understand how much proposed infosec investments might offset its losses. Head of cybersecurity and governance Ian Cameron told IBM … VISIT THE SOURCE…

Atlanta spending $2.7 million on ransomware cyber attack; ransom was $50,000

… to a ransomware cyber attack that crippled some city services. Attackers demanded a … contracts in response to the attack, including two $1 million agreements … with the impact of the attack since late March. Systems that … city officials in investigating the attack….

Ransomware tops malicious attack charts

… Wannacry ransomware has encouraged more attackers to use it Ransomware has … 40% of all successful malware-based attacks involved ransomware suggests the annual … from reputable financial organisations malicious hackers posing as senior staff who … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Ransomware tops malicious attack…

Atlanta takes down water department website two weeks after cyber attack

… , two weeks after a ransomware cyber attack tore through the city’s … hard-hit by the March 23 attack that continues to block access … roughly a week after the attack, but they were instructed to … city was negotiating with the hackers. City…

Hackers have taken down dozens of 911 centers. Why is it so hard to stop them?

… involved ransomware attacks, in which hackers use a virus to remotely … of protest, as when the “hacktivist” group Anonymous took down Baltimore’s city … to American power plants. The hackers did not cause service interruptions … , with governments refusing to pay hackers,…

Officials: Atlanta working with feds to address cyber attack

… one or more individuals who hacked into the city’s computer … city has experienced a ransom-ware cyber attack,” Cox said this afternoon at … spoke on the issue. “This attack has encrypted some of the … have been affected by this attack. However, we…