ransomware

Is Your Computer Being Held Hostage? What to Do.

Ransomware attacks happen more than you think. Back up your files; renew your security plan and take on those hackers.

The 10 Biggest Business Lessons We Learned In 2017

There will be many more learning opportunities next year.

Gene Marks

U.K. Researcher Who Stopped WannaCry Indicted in U.S.

The indictment, filed on July 11 in Wisconsin District Court, says that 'Defendant Marcus Hutchins created the Kronos malware,' alongside another person.

Chloe Albanesius

Ransomware Scams Have Raked in $25 Million

A study finds that ransomware now generates 'tens of millions' of dollars in revenue for criminals.

Just Being Proactive Isn't Enough: What Entrepreneurs Should Do During a Cyberattack

Last month's 'WannaCry'' attack struck huge enterprises. Now, smaller businesses are wondering what hope they have for similar events.

Adam Levy

WannaCry Ransomware: What You Need to Know

If you've been wondering what WannaCry is and if you're at risk, here's the lowdown.

Chloe Albanesius

4 Ways Ransomware Companies Behave Like Legitimate Businesses

The nefarious firms that target your data have become pretty sophisticated operations.

Liz Webber

3 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Ransomware Disaster

U.S. small businesses are losing $75 billion per year due to this cyber menace.

Is Paying up the Only Response to Ransomware?

Imagine walking into your office to find a padlock on your computer. Here's how to fight back.

Richard Walters

House Blocks Google-Hosted Apps, Yahoo Mail Over Security Fears

The two restrictions have both been implemented within the past two weeks and are still in place.

Reuters

How Network Segmentation Can Help Entrepreneurs Manage Ransomware Risks

Like most cyber attacks, it may be just a matter of time before your company is compromised. This one tip will help you avoid the damage when it happens.

Peter Gasca

Adobe Issues Emergency Update to Flash After Ransomware Attacks

The software maker urged the more than 1 billion users of Flash on Windows, Mac, Chrome and Linux computers to update the product as quickly as possible.

Reuters