How to Keep Your Business Safe on Cyber Monday.

Start by Installing Reason Cybersecurity – Get 70% off Today! Think about this for a minute: according to blackfriday.com, ecommerce sales this year are expected to surpass $9 billion on Cyber Monday alone. That’s a seriously hefty sum of money, which means that come Cyber Monday, those ecommerce sites are going to be seriously attractive targets for cyber criminals. That $9 billion expected jump in … Continue reading How to Keep Your Business Safe on Cyber Monday.

International Internet Day: A Reminder about Security Online.

Looking for another reason to put on your party hat? Well, we’ve got one: International Internet Day. Celebrated every October 29th since 2005, International Internet Day celebrates the first electronic message ever transferred between two computers. That first, small electronic transmission consisted of just an ‘L’ and an ‘O’ and took place back in 1969 just months after Neil Armstrong famously stated “That’s one small … Continue reading International Internet Day: A Reminder about Security Online.

All Tricks and No Treats.

Halloween: Famous SMB Cyber Attacks in Disguise. Halloween normally conjures up images of costumes and candy, black cats and witches, ghosts and goblins, carved pumpkins, and scary activities. However, no amount of Halloween costuming or scary activities, come close to causing the amount of fear and damage that cyber attacks can cause small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). With cyber attacks, rather than black cats poised … Continue reading All Tricks and No Treats.

Threat Intelligence – A Unifying Force of the Future.

The advent of the Internet and Internet-enabled technologies not only ushered in the era of cyberattacks, but it also influenced the development of complex systems that are frustratingly and increasingly difficult to secure and protect against these attacks. Recent sobering statistics from hashedout attest to this trend: security breaches have increased by 67% in the past five years, cybercrime damages are predicted to reach $6 … Continue reading Threat Intelligence – A Unifying Force of the Future.

Threat Analysis Report: Save Yourself Malware

Reason Labs Recently, the cryptoblackmail scam, “ScamYourself”, has returned to the market – many users worldwide have been complaining about receiving emails from sender “SaveYourself@856.com”, who claims he hacked their computer and caught them in some awkward situations and will share them publicly unless they pay him in Bitcoin.In fact, the users receiving these emails have not been infected and there is no RAT controlling … Continue reading Threat Analysis Report: Save Yourself Malware

What happens when ‘ransomware’ meets ‘crazy’?

To start with, weird, no make that really weird, messages, ransoms, and insults, yes insults, happen. And on that note, in honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, today’s post looks at some of the craziest ransomware that we’ve seen to date, starting with the Nemty ransomware attack, named for the file name extension it adds to files following its encryption process. After the encryption … Continue reading What happens when ‘ransomware’ meets ‘crazy’?