Ransomware data kidnapping on the rise

Friday, 25 August 2006, 1:36 PM EST

The incidence of malicious software designed to hold personal data to ransom is up by a third, according to security experts.

Panda Software reported a 30 per cent increase in software demanding payment to release computer files during the second quarter of the year.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Banks and IT security: The elements of success

Nathan Horn-Mitchem, VP, Information Security Officer at Provident Bank, talks about delivering and maintaining IT security for 80 branches of the bank.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  
DON'T
MISS

Fri, Mar 27th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2015 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //