How Ransomware is Spreading: Popcorn Time

Posted by Logan LeClair on Jan 6, 2017 1:35:37 PM

Ransomware is already a $1B cyber-crime industry and is projected to grow even more, partially due to its emerging tactic, called “Popcorn Time”. 

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Topics: Ransomware, Malware

Ransomware: What it is, How it Works and How to Prepare

Posted by Logan LeClair on Dec 1, 2016 4:47:24 PM

What would you do if your business was under attack by malicious software? It’s a question that several CIOs and IT leaders lose sleep over. Each day, there are more and more companies being affected by the invisible threat that is Ransomware, a malicious software that blocks access to your entire computer system until a ransom is paid. Clicking an infected email link, downloading a malicious file, and other seemingly routine tasks can be the beginning of an expensive gridlock. For some companies, the cost of paying the ransom alone is enough to bankrupt them; and In some cases, businesses that have given in to paying the ransom still do not get their files back.

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Topics: DR Plan, Backup as a Service, Ransomware, Malware

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