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7ev3n: The New and Nasty Ransomware

A new ransomware has been spotted in the wild called 7ev3n that encrypts your data and demands 13 bitcoins (almost $5,000) to decrypt your files. At 13 bitcoin ransom demand this is the largest seen to date for this type of infection, but that is only just one of the problems with this ransomware. In addition to the […]

What is Ransomware and How to Protect Against it

Computer or electronic ransomware can take many different forms, but in essence it denies access to either a device or the files within a device until a ransom has been paid. Typical PC or Mac-based ransomware is a malicious code (software)  that encrypts user’s or company’s files and forces them to pay a fee to […]

  
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    • Cloud portability: Why you’ll never really get there January 19, 2018
      Portability means that you can move an application from one host environment to another, including cloud to cloud such as from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure. The work needed to complete the porting of an application from one platform to another depends upon the specific circumstances.Containers are one technology meant to make such porting […]
    • Why you should not worry about cross-tenant cloud attacks January 16, 2018
      We’ve all heard the concerns: While public clouds do a good job protecting our cloud-based systems from outside attackers, what about attacks that may come from other public cloud users? These are known as cross-tenant attacks (sometimes called side-channel attacks), where other tenants on the same public cloud somehow access your data. Should you pay […]
    • Don’t fall for the ‘pluggable cloud’ siren call January 12, 2018
      People once made requests for hybrid cloud because of the perception of flexibility. Now they make multicloud requests, for the same reasons. Multicloud is just part of a cloud architecture that uses more than two clouds, private and/or public. However, most multicloud deployments involve more than two public clouds, typically AWS, Microsoft, and sometimes one […]