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The malware that won’t die: Is Locky reclaiming its title as king of ransomware?

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Ransomware is one of the top cyber threats to organisations.


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Not so long ago it was thought to be dead, but now Locky ransomware is back as one of the most commonly distributed forms of malware.

Locky attacks have been on the rise since August, but Check Point

Read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-malware-that-wont-die-is-locky-reclaiming-its-title-as-king-of-ransomware/

The malware that won’t die: Is Locky reclaiming its title as king of …

ransomware-victim.jpg

Ransomware is one of the top cyber threats to organisations.


Image: iStock

Not so long ago it was thought to be dead, but now Locky ransomware is back as one of the most commonly distributed forms of malware.

Locky attacks have been on the rise since August, but Check Point

Read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/the-malware-that-wont-die-is-locky-reclaiming-its-title-as-king-of-ransomware/

Locky ransomware: Why this menace keeps coming back

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Why does this particular cyber threat keep rearing its ugly head?


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It was arguably the incident which pushed the threat of ransomware into the view of the whole world, over a year before the WannaCry outbreak.

In February 2016, the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center in Los Angeles, California became

Read more at: http://www.zdnet.com/article/locky-ransomware-why-this-menace-keeps-coming-back/

Global Ransomware ‘Locky’ infects India, here is everything that you should know

Humans have entered the era where data is as critical, important and precious as basic needs. ‘The next big war is going to be digital and perhaps we are not so well equipped for it,’ read the lines of an interesting article i read a couple of years ago. While it made sense at that time, experiencing it is a complete different thing.

The 2017 Thales Data Threat Report which issued in conjunction with analyst firm 451 Research says that 68 percent of respondents have experienced a breach with 26 percent experiencing a breach in the last year. The report polled 1,100 senior IT security executives at large enterprises around the world and indicates an ongoing disconnect between the security solutions organisations spend money on and the ability of those solutions to protect sensitive data. About 30 percent of respondents classify their organisations as ‘very vulnerable’ or ‘extremely vulnerable’ to data

Read more at: http://in.pcmag.com/cyber-crime/116526/feature/global-ransomware-locky-infects-india-here-is-everything-tha