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Johannesburg Cyber Attack: City Refuse to pay Ransom

November 5, 2019

The city of Johannesburg at the end of last month was hit by a cyber attack. While not a ransomware attack like we know it, the goal of the hackers was to elicit a ransom from the city. But in the face of downed systems and threats, the city has refused to pay...

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What’s the Latest FBI Ransomware Advice?

October 22, 2019

The FBI has given its latest ransomware advice in the face of increasing losses from such attacks. While the numbers of incidents on the whole is still down from the highs of 2016, attacks are more targeted and effective than ever ...

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Take the Steps to Stop Ransomware

October 10, 2019

There has been a spate of ransomware attacks in 2019. Some had hoped that the trend had died off in 2018. That’s not the case. Ransomware is here to stay and is targeting all types of organizations. What can be done to stop ransomware a...

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State Governments Standing Up to Ransomware

September 17, 2019

Ransomware attacks have been a real problem this year, particularly for state and local governments. Numerous towns and departments have been hit all across the US. Some of the most recent attacks have had better outcomes.Organizations refusing...

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Backup and Recovery Essential to Combat Ransomware Threat

August 29, 2019

Backup and recovery solutions for organizations are absolutely vital. They help minimize disruption, keep operations online, and ensure business can carry on as usual. With the revival and increase of ransomware attacks we have seen in 2019, such solutions are more important tha...

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