RansomwareNewz Desk – Bad Rabbit Special

Welcome to RWNZ outta Boston where, of course, the big ransomware news of the last 48 hours is Bad Rabbit – the latest cyberattack that’s sweeping across Europe. After parts of the United Kingdom were recently battered by Hurricane Ophelia and Storm Brian, IT professionals are battening down the hatches at the prospect of another huge ransomware attack. But could Bad Rabbit rival WannaCry and Petya/NotPetya in size and scope, or is it a storm in a teacup? Let’s take a closer look by jumping… DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE The Bad Rabbit outbreak appears to have started in Russia and

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THE TOP 10 RANSOMWARE TWEETS AND MEMES OF ALL TIME!

Before May of this year, most non-techies had never heard of ransomware but when the Wannacry outbreak infected Britain’s hospital computers, Germany’s rail network and Spain’s main telecoms provider, everyone soon sat up and started taking network security more seriously. So today we’re counting down the ten most hilarious, visionary and ironic ransomware tweets and memes from around the world, including some eye-opening truths about other countries… At Number 10 is a popular ransomware themes – how Linux just bosses Windows at overall network security. South Korean company Nayana may have something to say about that after they paid a

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