Threat Recap: Week of September 19th

September 23, 2016By Connor Madsen

  It’s that time of week again. Our Threat Recap is bringing you the top news in cybersecurity from new OS releases to remote access of popular cars. Here are five of the…read more

Protecting Against Emerging Ransomware

September 21, 2016By LeVar Battle

  While ransomware has become a buzzword for some, cyber criminals have made it a lucrative business and one which they are constantly evolving. Each day, the Webroot BrightCloud® Threat Intelligence Platform monitors,…read more

Fantom ransomware impersonates Windows update

August 29, 2016By Tyler Moffitt

  Windows 10 has been notorious about automatically installing updates on users’ machines and now there is a ransomware that aims to capitalize on it. The new ransomware, Fantom, is based on the EDA2…read more

Ransomware for Thermostats

August 8, 2016By Tyler Moffitt

  We all know that Internet of Things (IoT) is the future and that everything from your refrigerator to your toaster may eventually connect to the internet. With that being the case, it’s important…read more

Chimera Keys Leaked From Rival Ransomware Author

July 29, 2016By Tyler Moffitt

  Encrypting ransomware is so popular now that competitors will sabotage one another to get the upper hand. This is refreshing for victims, however, as they reap the benefit of these potential clashes between…read more

Threat Recap: Week of July 25th

July 29, 2016By Connor Madsen

There’s a lot that happens in the security world, with many stories getting lost in the mix. In an effort to keep our readers informed and updated, we present the Webroot Threat Recap, highlighting 5…read more

Threat Recap: Week of July 18th

July 22, 2016By Connor Madsen

There’s a lot that happens in the security world, with many stories getting lost in the mix. In an effort to keep our readers informed and updated, we present the Webroot Threat Recap, highlighting 5…read more

Cerber Ransomware: The Facts

July 22, 2016By Tyler Moffitt

Cerber is yet another newer ransomware that has been gaining some traction over the past couple months, so we’re providing a breakdown of this new variant. First, here is how it looks: Unlike some other…read more

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