Data Protection Update: The Increasing Threat of Ransomware

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We’re pleased to release the latest episode of Data Protection Update, with this episode focused on the importance of choosing a data protection platform with a proven track record in recovering critical data from ransomware threats, while still providing a simple and comprehensive interface to reduce the strain on IT.

Data Protection Update:
The Increasing Threat of Ransomware



Two ransomware scenarios with very different outcomes

FireEye Labs has observed massive email campaigns throughout August distributing Locky ransomware, with the hardest hit industry identified as healthcare, followed by telecom and transportation:


Locky Targets

From their research, the volume of Locky ransomware downloaders is increasing and evolving: “These detection spikes and change in tactics suggest that the cybercriminals are investing more to infect systems and maximize their profits.”

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