Marty Roesch

More Sophisticated Ransomware is an Immediate Threat For Small Businesses

More Sophisticated Ransomware is an Immediate Threat For Small Businesses

Increasingly sophisticated ransomware is helping hackers to achieve “skyrocketing” profits as smaller businesses remain unprepared for such cyber attacks, according to a report by Cisco. The Cisco 2016 Midyear Cybersecurity Report revealed that scammers are increasingly operating undetected by broadening their focus from client-side to server-side exploits, while a new trend in exploiting server vulnerabilities is also evident. As well as expanding their focus, cyber scammers are also evolving their attack methods with Windows Binary exploits, which allows criminals to infiltrate a business’ network, becoming the top web attack of the past few months. Restricting this ‘operational space’ of the criminals is seen as the biggest challenge for small businesses looking to def... »