Crypto-ransomware, the facts -Virus News Jun 2016.

Crypto-ransomware Attacks Rise Five-fold to Hit 718 Thousand Users in One Year. 22 Jun 2016Virus News The number of users attacked with encryption ransomware is soaring, with 718,536 users hit between April 2015 and March 2016: an increase of 5.5 times compared to the same period in 2014-2015. The irreversible consequences of this kind of malware infection, along with the high value data that is being encrypted by ransomware tempts victims to ...

Back-up or Pay-up Ransomware.

Don't be a victim of Ransomware. By the time you see this it's too late. This is not Project Fear - it's real and happening every day. Yes, this is what you’ll see after losing access to your files following a ransomware attack. A common tactic with ransomware attacks (see two of our case studies) (case studies hyperlink) is to disguise an email so it appears to have come from a trustworthy source, such as UPS. The mail could say something ...