Tag Archives: Ransomware Attack

Countdown to Ransomware: Analysis of Ransomware Attack Timelines (Security Intelligence)

IBM X-Force analyzed the evidence from multiple ransomware attack investigations that occurred between 2019 and 2021. In each investigation, access to the victim network was obtain... More

Impact of Ransomware Attacks Discussed at Nov. 16 Webinar

The volume and impact of ransomware attacks are increasing at alarming rates, and what’s surprising is that many organizations are falling victim to vulnerabilities they’re alr... More

Why a Ban on Ransom Payments Will Not Work (CD)

Those most impacted by an attack are motivated to pay. In some cases, it's not the victim company but its customers who want service restored.... More

5 Lessons We Learned From Our Ransomware Attack (HBR)

Time is of the essence in a ransomware attack, as one of the real impacts is downtime. The average attack takes critical systems down for 16 days, according to Emsisoft, which pred... More

Ransomware Attacks Show Little Sign of Slowing in 2021 (Dark Reading)

Attackers have little motivation to stop when businesses are paying increasingly larger ransoms, say security experts who foresee a rise in attacks.... More

10 Reasons Your Organization Is Potentially at Risk of a Ransomware Attack (Security Intelligence)

Does ransomware respect the holiday season? With ransomware attacks attempted every 14 seconds, it’s not likely attackers take any days off. The threat of ransomware keeps growin... More