What to do about Ransomware

What to do about Ransomware

On May 12th this year we saw one of the world’s most serious and high profile cyberattacks in the form of WannaCry. It rampaged through the NHS and affected thousands of organisations across Europe and the world by exploiting a vulnerability in Windows SMB (Server Message Block).

June 30 2017 | Published by Andy Wool | Blog

A 14 year old boy is arrested in cohesion with ransomware attack

A 14 year old boy is arrested in cohesion with ransomware attack

A 14 year old boy in Japan has been the first person to be arrested for creating and distributing ransomware IB Times reports.
 

June 07 2017 | Published by Jennifer Bullock | Blog

WannaCry ransomware: Everything you need to know

WannaCry ransomware: Everything you need to know

WannaCry is still a threat to UK organisations. We’ve pulled together the top information from experts around the world to give you a full debrief on the WannaCry ransomware.

May 14 2017 | Published by Andy Wool | Blog Foursys News Industry News

UPDATE: Today’s ransomware outbreak

We believe this malware to be version 2 of WCry (aka WannaCryptor). Version 2.0 was detected in the early hours of this morning by independent security researcher MalwareHunter.

May 12 2017 | Published by Andy Wool | Foursys News Industry News

URGENT: Outbreak of ransomware within NHS today

URGENT: Outbreak of ransomware within NHS today

URGENT HEALTH SECTOR SECURITY ANNOUCEMENT: Eleven of our NHS customers have had outbreaks of ransomware today alone. 

May 12 2017 | Published by Andy Wool | Announcements Industry News