Recently, the Russia-based hacking group REvil, attacked the Florida-based software company Kaseya Ltd. If you’re not familiar with Kaseya, they provide network and security management services for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), not unlike what SolarWinds offers for large businesses.
Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their system, either by locking the system's screen or by locking the users' files unless a ransom is paid. More modern ransomware families, collectively categorized as crypto-ransomware, encrypt
Smart cities projects continue to gain momentum, given the need to address our aging infrastructure while enhancing the quality of life for both residents and visitors. New Internet of Things (IoT) and next generation network technologies like 5G enable smart
The scourge of ransomware is not new, but recent months have seen a spate of fresh attacks on city governments. One high-profile example is Baltimore, which faced a lengthy system outage in May and June after refusing to pay the
Let’s not beat around the bug – 2018 was not a good year for my kind. As of now, nearly one in three computers was hit with a malware attack this year, and ransomware attacks were up 43% over 2017, with
The evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) has made life a lot more convenient and productive for both consumers and businesses alike over past few years, but on the other side, cybersecurity is an emerging challenge. For automobile original
Less than 6 weeks after the WannaCry attack, a new ransomware called “Petya” is worming its way around the world with alarming speed. The malware is spreading using a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows — the same bug that was exploited
Recently there was a global ransomware cyberattack as never seen before. This single attack affected more than 200 000 computers and wreaked havoc on financial institutions, healthcare organizations and transportation to name just a few. This is the kind of