Fighting ransomware and helping small businesses along the way
May 4, 2017 |
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Last week Verizon published its 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). I wasn't surprised to see the rise in ransomware attacks, which moved from being the 22nd most common variety of malware in the 2014 DBIR to now the fifth most common type of malware. Also, ransomware is the no. 1 type of attack used by cyber criminals to gain profit, and the 2017 DBIR states that they saw impressive innovation in ransomware technology and extortion methods.
At Cybereason, we've been aware of these devastating stats for a while now. This is why we created RansomFree, our free technology designed to block ransomware (known and never-before-seen types).
RansomFree is the the cyber security industry’s first and only free anti-ransomware solution designed to detect and stop more than 99 percent of ransomware variants from encrypting files.
This week we celebrated National Small Business Week. For small businesses, such as law offices, accounting firms, freelancers, doctors offices, schools, and mom-and-pop shops a ransomware attack could be detrimental. At Cybereason, we want to help fight the phenomenon that was estimated to cost individuals and businesses more than one billion USD in 2016.
We ask all small businesses to download and install RansomFree on your PCs running Windows 7, 8 and 10, and on their servers running Windows 2010 R2 and Windows 2008 R2. Did I mention it is free and works?!
Read the reviews and see for yourself:
"The consequences of a ransomware attack are dire, so a second layer of defense like Cybereason's RansomFree is a great idea. It's free; go ahead and install it."
"This free tool works alongside your existing antivirus software. It's focused 100 percent on detecting and preventing ransomware infestation, which it does by watching for behaviors common to these attacks. In testing, with nasty, real-world malware samples, it got the job done." PC Magazine
Lital is a Marketing Team Leader, Storyteller, Technology Marketing Expert. She joined Cybereason as the first marketing hire and built a full marketing department. Specializing in brand building, product marketing, communication and content. Passionate about building ROI-driven marketing teams.
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