TCI Technologies Blog

How to Avoid Ransomware Attacks in 2018

Categories: Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Information Security

09 January

The frequency of ransomware attacks exploded between 2016 and 2017, and there’s no sign that they’re just going to disappear any time soon. Quite the opposite, actually: hackers are designing even more complex attacks that are harder to identify and remove. Use this information to understand how they work and avoid them.

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WannaCry Ransomware: What is it, and how do I Stop it?

Categories: Cybersecurity, Ransomware, WannaCry Ransomware

17 May

The outbreak of the ransomware, known as WannaCry, has quickly become one of the worst cyberattacks in recent memory. On Friday, May 12, 2017, it began infecting thousands upon thousands of computers around the globe, destroying countless files in the process. Here’s everything we know about the WannaCry ransomware attack so far.

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The Top 4 Most Terrifying Computer Viruses

Categories: computer security, computer virus, Cybersecurity, Ransomware

18 April

A while back we wrote a blog that discussed the inception and evolution of computer viruses. We focused on the ones that were the most important in terms of outlining how modern viruses, malware and ransomware were created. This time, we’re going to strictly discuss the world’s most horrifying computer bugs.

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Ransomware Attacks now Target Remote Desktop Protocol

Categories: malware, Cybersecurity, Ransomware

30 March

Ransomware has gained serious notoriety over the last few years. Bugs like CryptoWall and Locky have claimed countless victims through a variety of tactics, particularly spoof emails. But recently, ransomware attacks have utilized a new point of entry to victims’ computers: Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol.

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6 Actionable Ransomware Prevention Tips for Safer Data

Categories: TCI Tips, Cybersecurity, Ransomware

09 August

Recently, we wrote a blog defining ransomware and detailing the threat it poses to the cybersecurity of businesses. After learning about it, most people seek out ransomware prevention methods to avoid falling victim to the dreaded form of malware. With these simple tips, you can foil cybercriminals’ plans to hold your data hostage.

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What is Ransomware, and Why Should You Care?

Categories: Cybersecurity, Ransomware

02 August

Viruses like Locky and CryptoWall are plaguing the Internet. These malicious cyber-infections are known as ransomware. But, what is ransomware, exactly? And, perhaps more importantly, why should you be concerned? In this blog post, TCI explains.

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Locky Virus: The Latest Ransomware of 2016

Categories: malware, Cybersecurity, Ransomware

07 June

While its name sounds kind of silly, the Locky Virus has been one of the most active and dangerous malwares of 2016. One of the latest examples of ransomware, Locky essentially holds your files hostage by encrypting them. It then prompts you to pay Bitcoins to recover your files, similarly to CryptoWall.

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