How Does Cryptocurrency Fuel Ransomware Attacks?

Cryptocurrency and the rise in ransomware attacks The vast majority of successful businesses have become an increasingly attractive target for ransom attacks where hackers hold data hostage, and lock entire infrastructures in demand of ransom payment. Unfortunately, until now, many corporate executives consider ransomware attacks to be just “another virus” not realizing the dire consequences…

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What is a Man-in-the-Middle-Attack (MITM) and How to Protect Yourself?

What is a Man-in-the-middle-attack and what are the tools available to protect yourself? Picture a situation where a banker is having a conversation, verifying username and password for his client. Seems legit, right? Except, both of them are unaware that someone else is eavesdropping their secure conversation without their consent. This is called a man…

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What is Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) and how does it work?

What is the Ransomware as a Service Model? And Why is it so dangerous? As economies have evolved, so have the business models within them. From barter trade to digital currencies, we can now simply purchase whatever, whenever we need. But we haven’t stopped there. Over the centuries, companies have realized that instead of making…

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