Reduce Your Organization’s Vulnerability to a Ransomware Attack

Ransomware can affect organisations of any size, and the number of ransomware attacks is on the rise. What can you do to protect your organisation from an attack?​ Why is Ransomware a Problem? Ransomware is software that’s designed to execute an attack on an organisation’s data or system. Once the attacker gains access, the ransomware […]

What Small Businesses Need to Know About Ransomware

There is a lot of scare mongering when it comes to cyber security and threats such as ransomware, and because of that it’s very easy to turn around and say ‘it won’t happen to us’ because it’s been exaggerated too far. We hear a lot of small businesses say that they won’t be a target […]

What is Ransomware?

Cyber security is making the news headlines weekly, sometimes daily. A lot of the time we will hear that it is the major names like Talk Talk or Marks & Spencer that have suffered a data breach. It’s not that these are the only businesses being targeted, it’s just these are the only ones we are hearing […]

What to do if you have a Ransomware attack

Ransomware is becoming an increasing problem for businesses across the UK and the world. Recent research found that only 4% of UK businesses are confident that they would be able to deal with a ransomware attack. By deduction, we can assume that 96% of businesses are not so confident that they would know how to […]

How Ransomware Affects Businesses

One of the biggest issues plaguing businesses at the moment is the threat of ransomware. Ransomware is a form of malware that installs on to your device and essentially takes it over. It encrypts your data, removing your access so that your business grinds to a halt. You then receive a message demanding a fee […]

Ransomware: DMA Locker

Cybercrime is causing major problems for businesses everywhere as files are essentially ‘kidnapped’ through encryption and only decrypted when a fee is paid.  ACUTEC has written about ransomware before, but now we have experienced fighting against a brand new strain that is beginning to affect the people we work with. DMA Locker was discovered at the […]

Ransomware Becomes Life Threatening

Ransomware, if you didn’t know, is a form of cybercrime in which your computer is remotely taken over and all of you data is encrypted.  A sum of money, usually in the form of Bitcoins, is demanded of you for the files to be decrypted.  Of course, paying the ransom is no guarantee that you […]

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