Ransomware

Media Prima ransomware experience a timely reminder to CTOs
The reported ransomware attack last week on Malaysian media company, Media Prima, serves to remind CTOs, especially those of large companies, to ensure they have robust cyber protection in place.
Cryptomining malware – silent but deadly
As with any rapidly adopted trend, there is always the risk of agents who apply their own malicious agenda for personal gains.
Not enough urgency to mitigate against ransomware: Sophos
Small- to mid-sized businesses which are not properly protected against malware are more at risk than ever before.
Cyber-crime takes almost US$600bil toll on global economy
McAfee, CSIS study finds ease of cyber-crime growing as actors leverage on black markets, digital currencies.
Threats in 2018: AI, ransomware, and privacy
McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report warns: AI will be used by attackers, ransomware will be more complex, serverless apps will be a vulnerability, and privacy will be an issue.
Symantec’s 2018 security predictions
Attackers will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to launch even more potent attacks.
More dedicated cyber-security staff needed in healthcare industry
Only 78% have a team in their organisations dedicated to IT security.
Zerto goes beyond the traditional firewall, antivirus
Data protection and maintaining business continuity are some reasons why this company thinks you need its services.
Malaysia’s malware encounters rise at an alarming rate: Microsoft report
An average of 12.9% of computers running on Microsoft real-time security products in Malaysia reported a malware encounter in Q1 2017.
The smarter way of dealing with cyberattacks
Both the law and defence will have to evolve over time to more sophisticated cyberattacks which occur with greater frequency.
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