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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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    • Safer but not immune: Cloud lessons from the Equifax breach September 19, 2017
      I’ve stopped covering breaches. First, because clouds are nowhere to be found among them. (The focus of this blog is advice to enterprises that are moving, or have moved, to cloud computing.) Second, because it just seems like piling on a company that’s already in distress.However, breaches are on the minds of enterprises on the […]
    • Admit your mistakes if you want to succeed in the cloud September 15, 2017
      It’s 8:00 a.m. and I get a call from a client. It sounds like the workloads that the CIO had IT move to public cloud are not performing well. The data, by the way, was left on-premises, so all database calls are being made across the open internet.Can you guess what’s wrong here?[ Learn all […]
    • How long it takes to move a workload to the cloud September 12, 2017
      I get this question all the time: How long will it take to move a certain number of applications to the cloud? Of course, they get the standard consultant answer: “It depends.” But there are some rules of thumb that you can apply to get a general understanding how much work will be involved to make […]
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