Stats & Trends

The Biggest Changes in Ransomware: 3 Predictions for 2017

As a business, ransomware had a banner year. Profits are estimated to reach $1 billion by the end of 2016. For its victims, the costs were...

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Dec 2016
Stats & Trends

What are Your Odds of Suffering a Ransomware Attack?

Ransomware has quickly become a top security concern, but does the risk actually merit the hype? Earlier this month, a post appeared on the...

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Nov 2016
Stats & Trends

Survey: Ransomware vs. Traditional Security

In a recent survey we conducted with 60 companies who suffered successful ransomware attacks during the last 12 months, 100% reported they were...

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Nov 2016
Threats 101

Help Desk Horror Stories: Choose Your Own IT Security Adventure

Hello Boys and Ghouls, With Halloween just around the corner we thought it would be just SPOOKtacular to share some tastefully terrifying tales of...

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Oct 2016
Threats 101

Tales from the Encrypted: Ransomware Horror Stories (and the Mistakes that Spawned Them)

You're not alone. We recently asked IT pros with first-hand experience grappling with ransomware to share their stories. The tales they told were...

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Oct 2016
Threats 101

A True Ransomware Horror Story (and the Crucial Lessons Learned)

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of posts we'll be sharing over the coming weeks providing tips and lessons learned from frightening...

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Oct 2016
Stats & Trends

Education: Top Sector for Ransomware Attacks

Hot for teachers: New report shows the education sector is suffering the highest volume of ransomware attacks.  Security headlines this year have...

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Sep 2016
Threats 101

Multi-stage Ransomware Attacks: A Barkly Malware Research Chat

In this week’s chat, the malware research team looks at the emergence of multi-stage ransomware attacks that seek to steal information in addition...

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Sep 2016
How to

What to Do When You've Been Hit With Ransomware

Ransomware FAQs: Your Ransomware Questions, Answered Having an incident response program is one thing. But how do you deal with a type of attack...

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Sep 2016
Threats 101

Ransomware FAQ: How Ransomware Infects Your Computer

There's no question ransomware has become a prolific threat. But how does it get onto a victim's computer in the first place? According to a June...

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Sep 2016