Monday, November 30, 2015

Chimera Changes the Ransomware Game

Chimera Changes the Ransomware Game

Ransomware is an ever growing issue within the cyber security industry. With the announcement of the new Chimera variant, what was already a large nuisance has been turned into a real threat to organizations and individuals alike. This article highlights what ransomware is and the staggering damages it can cause financially; how the new Chimera variant has changed the ransomware game from a nuisance to a real threat; the damaging effect this strain of ransomware could have, looking at high-profile breaches from the past year; and why an inside out security approach is the best way to fight these types of threats.