GandCrab Ransomware Puts the Pinch on Europe

Chris Hartwig

Ransomware attacks continue to evolve in sophistication, and one of the latest variants is tearing through Europe with lightning speed. GandCrab ransomware has affected over 50,000 users in less than…

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2017 Cybersecurity in Review

Jordan Kadlec

 

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Ransomware Removal

Greg Edwards

Removing ransomware is a multi-step process.  

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Petya Ransomware - WannaCry's Successor is Here!

Jordan Kadlec

A major cyber-attack is spreading across Europe today (June 27th), shutting down several firms across the continent. The ransomware appears to be a new strain of Petya, which is inspired by the…

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Sorebrect - The Fileless, Code Injecting Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

A new ransomware family has recently been discovered that incorporates a combination of fileless attack and code-injection. Dubbed Sorebrect, the fileless ransomware is targeting enterprises, instead…

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Bitcoins Are Worth How Much?!

Jordan Kadlec

A lot of people are looking for that next big investment that will make them millions. Well, a headline about Bitcoins caught my attention the other day: If You Invested $100 in Bitcoin in 2010,…

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WannaCry Takeaways

Jordan Kadlec

WannaCry ransomware took the cybersecurity scene by storm last Friday (May 12th), becoming the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. Now that it is nearly a week later, we want to provide some…

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WannaCry- Fastest Spreading Ransomware Ever

Jordan Kadlec

Cyber criminals are using an exploit kit to distribute the fastest spreading ransomware to-date. The ransomware being distributed is WannaCry 2.0 but is also referenced to as WannaCrypt0r, Wanna…

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April Ransomware in Review

Jordan Kadlec

April was an extremely busy month in the world of ransomware. There are several new ransomware variants that look like they are going to stay around for a while. Cerber has taken over the reigns as…

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Ransomware Decryptors Not Available for Most Ransomware Strains

Jordan Kadlec

At WatchPoint, we are proud to have the largest list of ransomware decryptors on the internet. However, it’s important to know that the majority of ransomware variants do not have a decryptor…

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