ransomware

SMBs could spend more keeping an old PC than buying a new one: study
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SMBs could spend more keeping an old PC than buying a new one: study

October 8th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
SMBs in Asia-Pacific could spend more money keeping an old PC running than if they simply bought a new one, according to a study released last week by Microsoft and...
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Ransomware detected 10 times more in 2017 in Asia-Pacific: Malwarebytes

January 30th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Ransomware was the weapon of choice for cyber criminals in...
Acronis Ransomware Protection offers another free option to ward off dreaded menace
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Acronis Ransomware Protection offers another free option to ward off dreaded menace

January 25th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Acronis Ransomware Protection monitors system processes in real-time to detect and stop the ransomware...
Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall
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Best practices to block ransomware with a firewall

October 2nd, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Modern firewalls are purpose-built to defend against these kinds of attacks, but they need to be given an opportunity to do their job....
Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat
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Now weaponised, ransomware is a grave threat

September 26th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
Just as criminals are getting smarter, enterprises have to get up to speed to counter new ransomware...
Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service
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Instead of sophisticated attacks, cyber criminals are turning to hacking as a service

August 11th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Instead of developing or buying an expensive and high-profile exploit that may be swiftly fixed with a patch, many cyber criminals are turning to "hacking as a...
More than one-third of Singapore SMEs hit by ransomware: Malwarebytes
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More than one-third of Singapore SMEs hit by ransomware: Malwarebytes

August 1st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Among the SMEs affected in Singapore, 21 per cent had to shut down their operations, while 11 per cent lost revenue as a...
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“Extreme” cyber attacks could cost victims US$53b, says Lloyd’s

July 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A cyber attack that disrupts a wide range of cloud services could lead to economic losses of as much as US$53 billion, according to a study released today by Lloyd's of...
Recent cyber attacks out to sow distrust: Darktrace
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Recent cyber attacks out to sow distrust: Darktrace

July 12th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
This new trend in digital attacks is sowing distrust, leading people to lose confidence in organisations and businesses, according to cyber security firm...
Impact of cyber attacks escalates with latest Petya ransomware
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Impact of cyber attacks escalates with latest Petya ransomware

June 28th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
When even a known threat such as Petya can wreak such havoc, there is good reason to fear cyber threats that are still to be...
Five ways to avoid being an easy victim of ransomware
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Five ways to avoid being an easy victim of ransomware

May 14th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
You can only try to stay safe as much as possible in a connected world and minimise the chances of being a...
Threat of ransomware hits home when you are a victim
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Threat of ransomware hits home when you are a victim

May 3rd, 2017 | by Grace Chng
When you are become a victim yourself, the much-reported menace of ransomware really hits...
Hit by cyber attacks, some Singapore enterprises are fighting back with AI
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Hit by cyber attacks, some Singapore enterprises are fighting back with AI

March 14th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
When Phoon Huat, a baking accessories firm in Singapore, had some of its files locked by cyber attackers, it decided not to pay the ransom....
Stop ransomware before it strikes
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Stop ransomware before it strikes

October 6th, 2016 | by Techgoondu
Designer cyber threats are on the rise, with cyber criminals targeting and even filtering out specific countries when designing ransomware and other malicious cyber attacks....
Acronis: One in three users have lost data, many willing to pay for recovery
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Acronis: One in three users have lost data, many willing to pay for recovery

April 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
About one in three people have lost important data on a PC, phone or other digital device, and they are willing to pay to get that data back, according to a survey carried out by...