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On the Origin of Ransomware Species

It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one that’s most responsive to change.

In the IT world, one of the best examples of perpetual change is security, especially the darker side …


  

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Ransomware – Another Storm is Coming

Listen, and understand! That Terminator is out there! It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop… ever!”

Time-travelling killer cyborgs. As far as …


  

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How Kansas Development Finance Authority prevented WannaCry with Citrix & Hypervisor Introspection

Citrix has really taken on the initiative of providing the most secure virtual computing platform in the market. — Jeff Kater, Director of IT at Kansas Development Finance Authority

With ever-evolving threats, Citrix realized that the hypervisor had an untapped …


  

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Digital Vikings and the Internet of Ransomed Things

The saying “Prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future” is an amusing Danish proverb. But predicting the future of the internet that uses sensitive and personal information as its fuel is less amusing. One dystopic prediction is …


  

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Uncover Security Blind Spots in Your Organization with Citrix & Bitdefender

If security used to be a compliance-only conversation, today it is a hot topic even at C-level. Recent ransomware attacks, such as WannaCry and GoldenEye, affected entire organizations, including companies like FedEx and Renault. Big brands, banks or state departments …


  

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Ace Your Next Audit: Enroll in New Citrix Security Courses

Information security is mission-critical to everyone, but especially to companies in highly regulated industries such as healthcare, government and financial services. Your organization is constantly facing new security threats from ransomware to mobile malware, as well as new vulnerabilities


  

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Ransomware Hits Every 40 Seconds — Is Your Company Ready?

The ransomware threat continues to grow.

According to Kaspersky, in 2016 a company was hit by a ransomware attack every 40 seconds—a threefold increase over the previous year. Fueled in part by the emergence of ransomware as a service


  

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Ransomware in the UK: One Year On

Last June, we decided to take a look at how prepared British businesses were in case of a ransomware attack. Some of the findings were surprising. For example, many organisations were already stockpiling digital currency in case of attack. A


  

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Steps to Protect Your Organization from Ransomware

How Citrix solutions keep malicious attacks out of your system.

Over the weekend, news of possibly the largest ransomware attack — WannaCry — in history has permeated the globe. WannaCry is an operating system exploit, one of many that were …


  

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WannaCry: Why Citrix Customers Are Not Crying Today

What is WannaCry?

On Friday, 12 May 2017, one of the largest cyber-attacks in modern history had started. Ransomware WannaCry (or WannaCrypt) had infected more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries in a very short time. It had global impact, …


  

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