Gartner Inc. predicted that by 2023, CIOs would be responsible for over three times the endpoints they were responsible for in 2018 due to the rapid evolution of IoT trends and technologies. With billions of physical devices worldwide connected to the internet today, this prediction is on its way to coming true.
In today’s blog, we will be going into something that most people seem to have basic or common knowledge, but you'd be surprised of how many people just don't understand or don't know what ransomware is. What is ransomware? How do we get to where we are today? We will explain a little bit about how ransomware is changing as of today, November 2022 and what the future might look like.
Today with cyberattacks surging due to widespread remote work and increased online interactions during the pandemic, it seems likely that this trend will only continue to grow further.
To give some statistics about 85% of breaches involved a human element in 2021. Additionally, 36% of breaches involved phishing attacks while ransomware attacks contributed to 10% of attacks.
In today’s blog, hackers are coming after your Office 365 and the data stored within it. So, let's get into it.
There is this misconception about the cloud. Basically, what cloud does, and what cloud doesn't do. Unfortunately for a lot of people, they don't understand that when they move things to the cloud, and in this case, let's talk about Microsoft 365, OneDrive, and SharePoint; these places where you now store files that traditionally either store on your computer or file server at your office.
In today's blog Xact IT Solutions is going to talk about Follina, the Microsoft vulnerability through Microsoft Office that's kind of making it really easy for attackers to get to people right now. Read on to find out what it is and what you can start doing to protect yourself.
Don’t know what Ryuk ransomware is and where they are from? Don’t worry, Xact IT has some solutions on how to deal with particular ransomware, even if you’re unfortunate enough to be infected. Let’s dive into what they do, who their targets are, how they deliver and how you can protect yourself against this infectious ransomware!
What is Ryuk ransomware? So back in August of 2018, a ransomware family called Ryuk was first discovered in the wild.
They manufacture and sell tractors, combines, foragers, hay tools, self-propelled sprayers, basically anything you would need to work on a farm. This industry has been under attack lately from many different aspects, not just cybercriminals. Still, it's been in the news that the food and processing industries are really under attack with various events.
The big cyber-attack that is going on right now is, Blume Global. The company is saying their platform is down after a cyber-attack. There is also have about three or four other cyber-attacks that will be touched on briefly to bring you up to date on what's going on out there and what you need to start doing to protecting yourself from cyber criminals.
Have you heard of the hacking group known as FIN7? Well, if you haven’t this blog will educate you on the growing highlights and illustrate the gap that is between cyber criminals and the good people on the other side, the business people, governments, schools, all the people out there that you hear about getting hacked.
Today, January 3rd, 2022, we have our first significant ransomware attack underway. Currently, if you're in the hospitality industry, run a restaurant, hotel business, anything like that, you're going to want to pay attention. Schedulefly has been hit with a ransomware attack.