Ransomware

Ransomware: Cybersecurity’s Biggest Bully Yet – Aiming at Small Business

Can you imagine logging into your system to access your business data and being unable to do so?  Unfortunately, an increasing number of businesses around the world are living this nightmare with countless others coming in the line of fire, including yours.  Ransomware is growing rapidly and crippling businesses worldwide, making up 27 percent of …

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Ransomware: Three Decades of Cybers Bullying and Counting

In 1989, ransomware claimed its first victims when a Harvard-educated biologist and AIDS researcher, Joseph Popp, distributed 20,000 floppy disks loaded with ransomware to AIDS researchers across 90 countries. He claimed that the disks had a program that could analyze an individual’s risk of acquiring AIDS via a questionnaire. The recipients were unaware of a …

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