How Ransomware’s New Breed of “Data Kidnappers” Are Taking Down Global Enterprises and Even Governments
In part one of this ransomware blog series, we examined how ransomware has evolved over the years. From[…]
Not just a nuisance anymore, ransomware is now ranked as one of the top cyber threats, wreaking havoc on organizations around the world. Today, hackers are executing calculated, dangerous, and costly attacks on enterprises and governments that can threaten public safety. And ransomware’s sophisticated delivery is designed to fool even the most savvy users.
Ransomware attacks often target victims with high-value, unstructured data. In this case it was the PGA Championship and Ryder Cup files consisting of marketing materials such as PGA banners, logos, and signage, which are the type of files that organizations frequently don’t back up properly.