Ransom. Rinse. Repeat

24. March 2016 Security 0
Ransomware is becoming an unpleasant fact of life with new variants and techniques popping up weekly. That’s hardly surprising as it’s a hugely profitable enterprise for the crooks. Back in December 2013 during the early outbreak of Cryptolocker, Michele Spagnuolo, an Italian researcher tracked the amount of ransom paid to known bitcoin addresses (you can ...

DR – A tale of three organisations

**Organisation One – The Stubborn Ostrich** The first organisation we’ll look at is a NSW not-for-profit. They did not have a DR environment and placed an order for DR equipment to be housed at one of their locations on a Friday afternoon. That very Friday night in 2008, their entire head office including the server ...