SCARS™ CYBER BASICS: Ransomware Ransomware Is A Multi-Billion Dolar Industry This document is written for more technical readers. Ransomware is malware that locks your computer and mobile devices or encrypts your electronic files. When this happens, you can’t get to the data unless you pay a ransom. HOWEVER, THIS IS NOT GUARANTEED AND YOU SHOULD NEVER PAY! What Is Ransomware? Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents you from accessing your computer (or the [...]

Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS™ CYBERCRIME NEWS: Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool No More Ransom To The Rescue: New Decryption Tool Released For Latest Version Of Gandcrab Ransomware Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments The wait for the victims of GandCrab is over: a new decryption tool has been released today for free on the No More Ransom depository for the latest strand of GandCrab, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware to date. This tool was [...]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic]

RSN™ Insights: Top 8 Events That Changed Cybersecurity [Infographic] While threats continue to develop, so does the defense against them. It’s important to remember these past events in order to combat impending attacks. Milestone incidents are what made cybersecurity what it is today – take a look at the top 8 events that changed cybersecurity, and why they (still) matter. Why does this matter to a romance scam victim? Because you are the victim of a [...]