Ramsomware Blog

Read the latest news, developments and opinion pieces on Ransomware issues from industry experts New Net Technologies.

The WannaCry Ransomware campaign that struck users globally early last week has been thought to have started with malware-infected phishing emails, but according to Malwarebytes, that’s not the case.

NNT recently conducted a webinar series on the topic of achieving compliance and how to combat today’s devastating ransomware attacks.

The proliferation and sophistication of ransomware has forced the FBI to warn internet users, again, that the number of infections is continuing to rise in 2016.

Researchers at Netspoke have found that cloud applications provide ransomware with a means to spread encryption to secondary users without ever downloading the malware again.

A cyber attack launched against the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has left staff to declare an “internal emergency.”

Right now, ransomware is the great white shark of cyber-attacks, the most feared malware of all, and both corporate and home users are running scared.

Security researchers at Avira have recently discovered versions of ransomware being replaced with harmless, dummy files.  

The latest system crippling ransomware deemed Locky has been working diligently in their pursuit to evade security controls and increase its infection rate and has successfully changed credentials of the ransomware’s code to support their mission.

Users receiving emails claiming to be company invoices and containing a Word.doc should think long and hard before opening them.

The Lincolnshire County Council IT Systems have returned to normal after almost a week of cleaning up a ransomware attack.

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