How ransomware extortionists hide their tracks

Security expert Eric Vanderburg takes readers inside the mind of a cybercriminal. Learn how ransomware extortionists stay hidden and avoid prosecution.

Resume Ransomware: GoldenEye targets hiring managers, recruiters and HR

People charged with filling career positions at their companies need to be on the lookout for ransomware—especially GoldenEye ransomware. Learn more.

PopcornTime offers victims a choice: Pay the ransom or infect your friends

PopcornTime is a newly-discovered form or ransomware that operates off a disturbing principle. Learn more.

Ransomware distributor gets hacked: A look behind the curtain

The cybercriminal behind the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency ransomware attack got hacked by a security researcher. Find out what he learned.

The psychology of a ransomware attack: A guide to what makes victims click

Cybercrime is very much a psychological game and ransomware is no exception. Find out what motivates victims to click on malicious links.

Backup and recovery means you can say no to ransom demands

IT security expert Eric Vanderburg offers a quick guide on how to use backup and recovery technology to protect your business data from ransomware. Learn more.

New version of Cerber ransomware hits businesses where it hurts

The latest version of Cerber ransomware is targeting database applications and putting business's most valuable data at risk. Learn how to spot a Cerber infection today.

Breaking Free: A list of ransomware decryption tools and keys

Is your computer being held hostage by file-encrypting ransomware? Search this helpful chart for a chance to break free and get your files back without paying the ransom.

Warning: Some ransomware attacks are just a diversion

Ransomware attacks are sometimes used to create a diversion while cybercriminals steal critical business data.

Ransomware Incident Response: 7 steps to success

Learn the best way to respond to a ransomware infection and get your data back without having to pay off cybercriminals.