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Establishment payment platform PayPal wants to save us from crypto ransomware

Cache comparison technique could detect and prevent ransomware in its early stages, PayPal says Despite the dramatic plunge in the value of cryptocurrencies, crypto ransomware still remains a popular weapon of choice for hackers around the world, as crypto transactions provide a reliable and secure means for attackers to process payments extorted from unfortunate victims…. Read More


Reviewing ransomware with Frank Satterwhite ahead of Cloud & Cyber Security Expo
Ahead of his appearance at Cloud & Cyber Security Expo 2019, Frank Satterwhite discusses the latest ransomware developments with John Bensalhia Easy money. That's a key driver for global ransomware attacks on businesses. It's one of the components of Frank Satterwhite's forthcoming talk at this year's Cloud and Cyber Security Expo. Frank (Consultant, 1600 Cyber... Read More

Global ransomware attack could cost businesses $200bn

A global ransomware cyber attack could cost $193bn and affect more than 600,000 businesses worldwide, says Singapore-based Cyber Risk Management (CyRiM) project CyRiM is a research project that is attempting to create effective cyber risk insurance by gauging the potential economic damage of cyber attacks to businesses. Although based in Singapore, its founding members include… Read More


The blasé attitude of SMEs towards cybersecurity must end
Don’t bet your SME business on a hunch that the cybergangs will leave you alone. The overwhelming odds are that they have already attacked you at least once and that they will attack again in 2019, writes David Kay The 2018 CyberSecurity headlines were bold and gloomy. Some big names got the sort of publicity... Read More

The inexorable rise of advanced persistent threats
John Bensalhia talks to Ian Thornton-Trump about the rise of the APT (Advanced Persistent Threat), and how organisations can best defend themselves  Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a relatively recent addition to the cybersecurity lexicon. It stands for a stealth computer network attack in which the attackers illegally gain access to a network and stay... Read More


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