Security Alert

Alert: New Wave of Ransomware is Bypassing Security by Hiding in NSIS Installers

  Key details: Type of attack: Ransomware hidden in NSIS installer files  Attack vector: Email Damage: As of yet unknown, but researchers have...

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Mar 2017
Stats & Trends

We've Seen the Future of Ransomware and It's... User Friendly?

For an extortion racket, Spora ransomware spends a bizarre amount of attention on UI.

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Mar 2017
Barkly vs Malware

Blocking Spora Ransomware During Runtime

Spora Ransomware Overview Spora was first spotted in early January 2017 and immediately began generating buzz in the research community, thanks...

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Mar 2017
Security Alert

Ransomware Attack Costs Idaho County $100,000

On February 15, employees for Bingham County, Idaho, discovered they were locked out of crucial systems involved in dispatching emergency...

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Mar 2017
Barkly vs Malware

Stopping Cerber Ransomware During Runtime

Cerber Ransomware Overview Since its first appearance in February 2016, Cerber has become one of the most active ransomware families. Its growth...

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Mar 2017
Threats 101

Cerber Ransomware: Everything You Need to Know

Of all the new ransomware strains that burst onto the scene in 2016, Cerber stands out in several notable ways...  

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Mar 2017
Stats & Trends

The State of Ransomware in 2017: Q&A with Bleeping Computer's Lawrence Abrams

Ransomware grew into a billion-dollar-business last year, with attack volume and number of new ransomware variants both booming. Through it all, ...

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Feb 2017
Stats & Trends

2017 Ransomware Trends and Forecasts

Ransomware exploded into a billion-dollar industry in 2016. That type of money is creating a gold-rush atmosphere for cyber criminals, with demand...

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Feb 2017
Threats 101

The Psychology of Ransomware: 5 Mind Games Criminals Play

Ransomware reached a new high in 2016 and continues to grow. But it’s not just a surge in attack volume that organizations are struggling with,...

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Feb 2017
Stats & Trends

4 Surprising Backup Failure Statistics that Justify Additional Protection

When it comes to relying on backup systems to restore encrypted or compromised files, it’s always good to have, well, a backup plan. Backup...

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Jan 2017