Antivirus software is designed to detect and remove malware; malware is the broad term used to describe all kinds of malicious or unwanted code. Antivirus solutions are installed on individual devices such as desktops, laptops, and […]
What is Ransomware & Recent Attacks
Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim’s files. The attacker then demands a ransom from the victim to restore access to the data upon payment. Users are usually showed instructions for how to pay a fee to get the decryption key.
Bad Rabbit – Yet Another Petya Variant
Bad Rabbit The chain of malware attacks isn’t letting up any time soon. Just this past Tuesday, researchers detected a new variant of ransomware in the wild. Dubbed “Bad Rabbit”, the malware has currently affected […]
The WannaCry Ransomware Attack
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