Ransomware Case Studies
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Ransomware Recovery Blogs
Thursday, January 11, 2018 by Michael Nuncic
Friday, September 16, 2016 by Michael Nuncic
Ransomware is one of the hottest topics in IT, data and internet security and it has gained momentum over the last several months. Now more users are targeted than ever before. The question is, when a computer is infected, is there a chance for regaining the precious data without paying the ransom.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Kathrin Brekle
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 by Tilly Holland
Ransomware continues to be a major threat to every organisation. In this blog, we look at the best ways to avoid ransomware in today's technical world.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 by Michael Nuncic
Ontrack's latest survey explores the current ransomware situation and what steps your organisation should take when trying to prevent a ransomware attack .
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by Michael Nuncic
2016 was the year of ransomware - 146 new families of this perfidious malware were discovered. The year before, it was just 29. The malicious programs earned the cybercriminals an estimated worldwide profit of around one billion dollars in 2016.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by Shira Caldie
Monday, May 15, 2017 by Michael Nuncic
A new strain of Ransomware is infecting over 220,000 computers. The infection affected several British hospitals, Renault-a French car maker, and the German railroad operator- Deutsche Bahn.
Monday, April 29, 2019 by Tilly Holland
Stories of organizations being crippled by ransomware have dominated the headlines this year. A recent study by Sophos commissioned an independent survey of 5,000 IT managers across 26 countries. The highlights of the results can be found below:
Thursday, March 9, 2017 by The Data Experts
Thursday, October 20, 2016 by Michael Nuncic
Hardly a day goes by without a corporate IT system or a privately owned computer being infected by ransomware. Every time the result is same: the victims are blackmailed with high monetary demands. The problem is so acute that reputable news media reports have intensified in recent weeks.
Monday, April 27, 2020 by Lynn Walker
The battle begins with a single laptop at a large pharmaceutical company infected with CryptoLocker ransomware, a malware that encrypts files and holds the key until the user pays the ransom amount. Once the laptop was on the company’s network it was able to access a CIFS volume set up as a file share on a NetApp FAS. The virus was able to infiltrate the file share and encrypt the majority of the files. This infection impacted the user’s entire department, bringing their day to day operations to a grinding halt.
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