This is what happens when ransomware attacks a city government

Another ransomware attack, another city government. This time Springs Hill City, Tennessee, was struck by ransomware early November 2017. This is not the first incident of this type: Licking County City government was also attacked earlier this year. From the two attacks, we can observe a few common things that are important for understanding why […]

New TEMASOFT Ranstop is a proper response to the unprecedented ransomware breakouts

Latest ransomware threats and trends call for immediate action to protect businesses against downtime and data loss. Anti-ransomware technology is the no.1 choice to mitigate the ransomware risk. Cluj-Napoca, Romania, November 15, 2017 TEMASOFT announces the release of TEMASOFT Ranstop 2018 anti-ransomware software, in response to the unprecedented ransomware breakouts in 2017, including the large-scale […]

Bad Rabbit ransomware outbreak targets Europe (live attack video)

Reports starting to come in on Tuesday, the 24th of October, according to which a new ransomware outbreak has targeted a series of corporate networks and institutions in Russia and Ukraine. The new ransomware is identified as Bad Rabbit ransomware and it also reportedly attacked targets in other countries like Bulgaria, Turkey, and Germany. The […]

Ranstop anti-ransomware live test against .asasin variant of Locky

Test subject – .Asasin variant of Locky ransomware .Asasin is the latest  variant of Locky ransomware, and it gets distributed via SPAM email campaigns. The messages resemble a notification to pay an invoice, having an archive as an attachment. Initial email campaigns had design flaws which prevented many infections, as the actual attachment was obfuscated because […]

TEMASOFT Ranstop 2018 Beta Now Available!

TEMASOFT is proud to announce the availability of the public BETA release of Ranstop 2018. The new version features support for server operating systems, starting with Windows Server 2008 R2, a faster and more reliable real-time backup engine and various other optimizations and fixes. This release delivers protection for the most valuable assets in a […]

Ransomware protection

Ransomware prevention

There are many tips for ransomware prevention online and about protection against ransomware, in general. Most include various commercial solutions that are, indeed, critical to providing adequate protection. We would like, however, to provide some tips on how to stay safe from ransomware infections, without relying on any software solution. It does not mean you […]

Enterprise ransomware protection

Enterprise ransomware protection has become the top cybersecurity concern and protecting computers from ransomware it is a top priority. The general advice on how to protect against ransomware, such as user training, deployment of anti-ransomware, antivirus and backup technologies, applies to small and large environments. However, there are unique challenges when such advice is implemented […]

Paying the ransom -Three ways to lose both your data and your money

Most industry experts, authorities and security vendors advise against paying the ransom when infected with ransomware, and there are several reasons for doing so. First, paying ransom encourages the ransomware phenomenon, and more and more cyber-criminals will attempt to profit in this way. It verifies the fact that money can be made out of this, […]