05 Aug 2019

Destructive Malware Goes Mainstream as Attacks Soar 200%

IBM X-Force on Monday released an alarming report showing that the number of destructive malware attacks has surged by 200% in the first six months of this year, compared to the first half of 2018. These destructive campaigns are currently costing targeted organizations $239 million per attack, which is more

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05 Aug 2019

GermanWiper ransomware hits Germany hard, destroys files, asks for ransom

A destructive ransomware campaign is targeting users in Germany and to a lesser extent in other German-speaking countries. The ransomware, dubbed GermanWiper, is distributed via malicious emails (malspam) and as the name implies, it doesn’t encrypt files on infected systems, but permanently destroys them by rewriting the content with zeroes.

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