Category: Ransomware

Read our articles on Ransomware to learn about this malicious software that locks data until a ransom is paid. Understand how to protect your systems and recover from attacks without giving in to demands.

July 11, 2023

Ransomware Rollback Now Included With Datto Endpoint Detection and Response

Chris McKie

New ability recovers files typically lost to ransomware attacks.

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April 27, 2022

What Is Ransomware as a Service (RaaS)?

George Rouse

RaaS is a common acronym used to refer to ransomware as a service. Ransomware as a service (RaaS) is the offering of pay-for-use malware.

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March 03, 2022

Conti Ransomware – How it Works and 4 Ways to Protect Yourself

Ofir Yaakobi

With a robust defense and response plan for Conti ransomware, you can ensure users, clients, and your organization are protected against Conti and other ransomware attacks.

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March 01, 2022

Dealing with DarkSide

Elizabeth Fichtner

How to deal with DarkSide – a group that packages and provides ransomware capabilities as a service

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February 04, 2022

Cyberside Chat: The History and Evolution of Ransomware

Ryan Weeks

CISO Ryan Weeks sits down with Director of Security Solutions Chris McKie for a fireside-style chat to talk all things ransomware.

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August 19, 2021

BCDR Recovery Options for Ransomware

John Maxwell

In this second blog in our series, we look at the various recovery methods for ransomware and highlight the BCDR functionality.

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August 17, 2021

The “Power of Two” for Combating Ransomware

John Maxwell

This is first of a 3 part series that will focus on ransomware. This first one details the four steps to tackle ransomware and uses examples of both RMM’s ransomware and BCDR recovery.

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August 06, 2021

How RMM Tools Help MSPs Combat Ransomware

Courtney Heinbach

There are countless tools available to managed service providers (MSPs) to help them mitigate the risk of ransomware for themselves and their small and medium business (SMB) clients. There’s no single solution that can completely prevent a business from an attack, but rather many that work together. MSPs should consider their RMM tools as a key component in their ransomware mitigations strategy.

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July 09, 2021

How MSPs Can Prevent, Detect, and Respond to Ransomware Attacks

Courtney Heinbach

Reality is, there is no foolproof way to prevent a ransomware attack. Even the most protected and prepared businesses can fall victim to ransomware. However, there are steps MSPs can take to lower the chances of their SMB clients being hit with an attack.

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