Malware Is Surging: How Can Employers Avoid Being Swamped?

Experts recently released a report of malware attacks on U.S. organizations of varying sizes. They found that 46 percent of respondents experienced an attack that had significant repercussions on their business operations. These attacks included ransomware, distributed denial of service (DDoS), and advanced persistent threats (APT) like keyloggers or phishing. The report indicates organizations spend…

Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat

Technology security experts have discovered a new threat to computer networks—a new variety of “ransomware” called VirRansom. This new malware is particularly troubling because once inside the network, it can clone itself and infect every file it finds. If infected, users are required to make a “ransom” payment (typically in bitcoin) before they can access…