Ransomware Tag

One could argue that cybercriminals had a real break-out year in 2017. Huge data breaches, new malware techniques, and some headline-grabbing attacks. Our top 10 blog posts demonstrate the interest in what the bad guys are up to, and how to defend against it. From...

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a number of families of malware written specifically for the Mac OS X operating system. There was Flashback, and more recently the KeRanger ransomware. We’ve also seen more targeted attacks where Mac OS X malware was written to...

The Lastline Daily Dose program supports National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) with daily tips and advice to help individuals and organizations detect and prevent malware-based cyberattacks. Throughout October, Lastline will offer a daily dose of advice via Twitter (@Lastlineinc), LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social...

[Ransomware Series Part 3] Authored by: Alexander Sevtsov This is the third installment of a multipart series on ransomware. While this segment stands on its own, the earlier posts offer additional details and information about ransomware and how it operates. Part 1: Ransomware Delivery Mechanisms Part 2: Ransomware: Too...

The media has widely covered the WannaCry ransomware attacks. It would be difficult to find anyone who hasn’t heard about WannaCry, even among those that don’t follow technology. One positive outcome of this publicity is a significant increase in awareness. That’s a good thing. There...