A new ransomware-as-a-service called SophosEncrypt is impersonating cybersecurity giant Sophos, using the company name for its malicious activities.
Ransomware is still one of the most widespread and damaging threats that internet users face. Hence, it is imperative for enterprises to implement best practices to stay protected from ransomware.
A cyber security researcher widely credited with helping to neutralize the global "WannaCry" ransomware attack earlier this year has been arrested on unrelated hacking charges, according to court documents.
A cybersecurity researcher appears to have discovered a "kill switch" that can prevent the spread of the WannaCry ransomware -- for now -- that has caused the cyberattacks wreaking havoc globally.
Cyber security experts rush to restore systems after an unprecedented global wave of cyberattacks that strike targets ranging from Russia's banks to British hospitals and a French carmaker's factories.