Businesses are now paying an average of $1,400 to rescue their IT systems from ransomware, and global damages from such attacks are expected to surpass $5 billion this year.
A major ransomware attack is hitting computers in Russia and Ukraine, bearing similarities to the methods used in the NotPetya outbreak that caused billions of dollars of damage in June.
Sometime in 2014, a group of analysts walked into the office of Eugene Kaspersky, the ebullient founder of Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab, to deliver some sobering news.
Hardening security: Windows 10 Fall Creators Update has a nifty security feature which perhaps hasn't been trumpeted by Microsoft as much as it should: namely anti-ransomware defenses.
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