There has been a lot of news regarding OS X recently, and it runs the gamut from solid security progress to more alarming vulnerabilities.
The crypto-ransomware JIGSAW, which encrypts and then deletes files from machines, uses scenes from the movie "Saw" to scare its victims to pay up.
Samsam ransomware attacks are being carried out so successfully thanks to the malware's sophisticated ability to spread via compromised servers.
Antivirus firm Malwarebytes reported a possible link between the Rokku ransomware and Chimera, indicating the same developers may be responsible for both.
Ransomware attacks show no signs of slowing down, and the security solutions most organizations use are not enough to defend against this threat.
Not only are ransomware incidents becoming more prevalent across industries, but they are also growing more diverse and sophisticated.
A new Locky variant has made enough changes to avoid detection by some cybersecurity tools and fool users into becoming victims.
Security companies are attempting to curb the surging ransomware industry with the help of cyber vaccines for the most serious infections.
If you need a silver lining, think of a ransomware event as a low-cost security assessment pointing out weaknesses in your organization's environment.
Organizations are still being plagued by ransomware, and cybercriminals have conjured up more variants that could be dangerous.