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Ransomware: the rules of engagement

"It will never happen to our organization." If there ever was an issue that prompts IT professionals to make the above...

February 19th, 2016 Ryan Patrick

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22 tips for preventing ransomware attacks

The explosion of ransomware in the past year has many infosec professionals worried because of the devastation it can wreak...

January 25th, 2016 Howard Solomon

Linux ransomware spreading faster than initial reports

A recently-discovered Linux file-encrypting ransomware is spreading faster than first thought, security researchers have warned, a red flag for CISOs...

November 16th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Android ransomware can reset device’s security PIN code

CISOs need to spread a warning to Android users on staff that a new screen-locking ransomware is spreading, according to researchers...

September 13th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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How to protect your enterprise against ransomware

Ransomware is a threat that strikes fear into the heart of most CISOs: The sudden realization the organization is shut...

August 24th, 2015 Howard Solomon



June 5th, 2015 IT World Canada Team

Angler ransomware exploit kit has evolved again, researchers warn

IT security pros are being warned that the Angler Exploit Kit has evolved -- again -- to more effectively deliver...

June 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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Ransomware using phoney RCMP warning has been detected

Canadians like to think of themselves as largely on the sidelines of major cyber attacks. However, this year we've seen...

May 5th, 2015 Howard Solomon

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More files being held to ransom, says Symantec

Symantec's 20th annual Internet Security Threat Report revealed a dramatic rise in software that prevents victims from accessing their files...

April 15th, 2015 Danny Bradbury