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February 1, 2022
Ransomware Encrypts Thousands of NAS Devices

QNAP Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices have been hit hard by the “DeadBolt”  ransomware, leaving thousands without access to their files. The ransomware was first detected in the third week of January 2022.The ransom note that victims got demands a 0.03 Bitcoin ($1,100 US) payment in return for a decryption key. The ransom demand says […]

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January 31, 2022
RDP Ransomware: Everything You Need to Know

When we think of ransomware, we often imagine a single user’s desktop suddenly hijacked by a ransom message threatening to lock away their hard drive data. The landscape is evolving, however; today, ransomware variants such as Maze and Ryuk attack the victim’s entire network, often via a “back door” opened by exploiting remote desktop protocol […]

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January 27, 2022
Ransomware Targets: Windows vs. Linux

Ransomware is a growing threat for everyone, that much is clear. End it affects every major operating system (OS), but not all of them equally. So, which OS is safer – Windows or Linux? Though Windows is the juicier target given its end-user market dominance, and Linux has long laid claim to superior security, the […]

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January 26, 2022
Accelerating the Fight Against Ransomware with the Cloud

Sponsored PostWelcome to 2022. Not only is ransomware still here, but it’s not going away any time soon. Ransomware hits a business every 11 seconds, according to CyberSecurity Ventures, and global damages are expected to reach $40B this year. Yet, our customers have never paid a ransom, thanks to Nasuni Rapid Ransomware Recovery capabilities.Recently I […]

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January 26, 2022
Ransomware-as-a-Service: An Example for Big Tech?

The emergence of ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) has produced an eerily successful business model. It provides a would-be attacker with turnkey software that can easily be leveraged to stage attacks against businesses and home-based users.If this makes ransomware sound scarier than you thought, you're on the right track. The development of RaaS is arguably the biggest reason […]

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January 25, 2022
What Is the Weakest Link in the Fight Against Ransomware?

The headlines reporting ransomware attacks are becoming more frequent and scary. This has many businesses, governments, and everyday people asking, “What can we do?” The responses range from “increase (or even implement) a ransomware budget,” to “let’s just end the Internet.” It leaves those impacted by ransomware even more confused and alarmed.So where is the […]

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