The top 5 dumbest cyber threats that work anyway

The common conception of cyber attacks is kind of like bad weather: ranging from irritating to catastrophic, but always unpredictable. Hackers are simply too sophisticated to draw any reliable judgments on and we shouldn’t try. As it turns out, some hackers are fairly predictable in their successful use of really dumb attacks.

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3, 2, 1, GO! Make backups of your data!

One of the best defenses against ransomware is having a good backup strategy. Having good backups protects your data against all sorts of unpleasant mishaps. A useful rule of thumb called the “3-2-1 rule”, learn about it here.

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A week in security (Mar 27 – Apr 02)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from March 26th to April 2nd. This week, we look back at phishing campaigns, adware, ransomware, and more.

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Explained: Sage ransomware

Sage is yet another ransomware that has become a common threat nowadays. Similarly to Spora, it has capabilities to encrypt files offline. The malware is actively developed and currently, we are facing outbreak of version 2.2. of this product.

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What are exploits? (And why you should care)

At one point in the not-so-distant past, exploits were responsible for delivering 80 percent of malware to people’s systems. But exploits seem to be experiencing a lull today. Does this mean they’re gone for good or is this simply the calm before the storm? Let’s break down this stealthy threat so you can not only know your enemy, but also be appropriately prepared should the exploit attacks return.

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