Tag - Ransomware

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED : NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 8, CRYPTOMINER PANTS ON FIRE

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED : NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 8, CRYPTOMINER PANTS ON FIRE

In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 8, a phone overheats and explodes.  It might have been a product failure – but there is a possibility that the user was a victim of cryptojacking.  Malicious software that is downloaded through traditional hacking methods like phishing can run cryptomining background programs on [...]

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HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED : NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 7, UPDATE DOUBLE TAKE

In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 7, a meeting starts late after a link to Amazon prompted a software update – an update that IT knew nothing about.  It turns out that the culprit is malvertising.  It’s important to review links before you click on them, and to be aware [...]

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HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 6, RANSOMWARE IS EVERYWHERE

HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 3, EPISODE 6, RANSOMWARE IS EVERYWHERE

In NINJIO’s Season 3, Episode 6, an entire city shuts down and panic ensures; crucial city systems are being held up by hackers using ransomware.  Either the city can try to gain access themselves or pay the perpetrators.  The first step is tracking down where the ransomware came from [...]

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Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System

Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System

Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System. On the first day of elementary school students starting online classes, the Haywood school system was hit by a ransomware attack. 1. How Ransomware Attack Shut Down School System? The attackers demanded a large amount of money to restore the system, but the ransom amount was not unveiled [...]

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HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 1, EPISODE 12, YAHOO! BREACH

Phishing security test  – HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 1, EPISODE 12, YAHOO! BREACH In this Episode, a large business acquisition is underway between Horizon and Wahoo.  During the middle of the acquisition, news broke that over half-a-billion credentials were breached from Wahoo.  The CEO of Horizon learned [...]

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HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 1, EPISODE 9, FAKE PUBLIC WI-FI

PUBLIC WI-FI SECURITY: HOW IT REALLY HAPPENED: NINJIO SEASON 1, EPISODE 9, FAKE PUBLIC WI-FI Try our phishing simulation software for free. In Episode 9, Tom Freemont, the CEO of Pro Connect appears on Power Brunch Business News.  As he does, his stock price plummets nearly 40% as investors find out that [...]

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Ransomware attacks are on the rise in 2019

Ransomware attacks are on the rise in 2019.  These attacks lock individuals’ and organisations’ data unless they pay a ransom. Many anti phishing tools failed to protect businesses against these attacks.  Ransomware attacks in 2019  have been high-profile attacks e.g. Lake City, Florida case, that the city paid $530,000 in [...]

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Ransomware and SMEs

Ransomware and SMEs

Ransomware attacks have increased the capacity to infect companies every day. It is estimated that the average ransom demand is $84,000 today and  1 in 3 companies pay the ransom today. 1 in 2 organizations was attacked by ransomware in 2019 and attackers succeeded in encrypting the data in 73% [...]

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How to Protect Against Ransomware

How to Protect Against Ransomware

How to Protect Against Ransomware – Ransomware evolves attacking small, medium, and large businesses. They are a big problem for both companies and individuals. We can see examples of these attacks in the news and headlines every day. When Ransomware attacks take place, what kind of actions should victims take? [...]

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WannaCry Ransomware Attack: All You Should Know

3 Years ago, WannaCry ransomware infected thousands of computers, encrypting hundreds of thousands of devices in more than 150 countries within a couple of hours. This ransomware has encrypted user’s files and demanded money in cryptocurrency to unlock them. Free phishing test for employees. 1. What is WannaCry Ransomware? WannaCry is ransomware [...]

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