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Ransomware – The Threat is Real

Ransomware has been a topic of substantial discussion in the media throughout 2016, and the year 2017 does not seem to be changing anytime soon. In most cases, this amount can only be paid in Bitcoin, which a lot of people see as an anonymous digital currency, even though it is not. Hackers feel safe accepting Bitcoin...

by January 10, 2017January 23, 2018
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Ransomware – Should you pay?

Should you pay the ransom? The ransom amount varies. These days, it’s a few hundred dollars per user. The FBI reports that it’s seen ransoms as high as $5,000 per user. Nearly 60% of businesses hit by ransomware had more than 100 employees, and 25% were enterprises with more than 1,000 employees. We don’t recommend...

by May 10, 2016May 10, 2016
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When ransomware strikes your business, are you prepared?

​ It’s a normal work day. You get your morning coffee, getting things done, feeling productive then you notice something weird. A pop-up appears. It’s a ransom note. It says that your files have been encrypted and wants USD500 in bitcoins to free them up. What happened? Ransomware is a type of malware that restricts access to the...

by May 10, 2016May 10, 2016