NEW: Bad Rabbit Ransomware

Bad Rabbit ransomware spreads in Ukraine and Russia via fake Adobe Flash update UPDATE 27/10 Researchers continue to investigate the Bad Rabbit ransomware which has been targeting countries including Russia and Ukraine since early this week. Amongst the discoveries, Cisco observed that the ransomware uses the EternalRomance exploit to propagate in the network. This is […]

Ransomware Attacks 2017 (so far)

The danger that ransomware attacks pose to individuals and organisations has long been a concern for cyber and information security professionals. Despite this, public appreciation and understanding of this threat has traditionally been limited. At its most basic, ransomware is malware that encrypts files or locks devices, before demanding a ransom payment in return for restored […]