Ransomware: Are industrial environments leaving Pandora’s Box wide open?

Ransomware is a rising threat and its severity is only set to grow. In 2016, ransomware attacks increased by almost 17,000 per cent from the year before, with 15 per cent seeking to hold data to ransom in the mechanical and industrial sectors

Opening the wrong attachment can easily introduce malware to your computer system, according to a recent study by Dell.

Ransomware: One wrong click for utilities and all your files are encrypted by hackers

The scourge of ransomware – malware that hijacks your PC and encrypts all of its files – has become so ingrained in the very fabric of computing, some of the criminals behind it have actually begun offering live chat support for victims.