2018 Is Likely To Be A Worse Year For Ransomware Than 2017

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Sophos released their 2018 malware forecast this week. Their predictions would make any IT Pro concerned, a PDF of their report is here. Read on for your execitive summary. 

Ransomware Mutations Running Amok

You have seen a lot this year about in this blog about the WannaCry and NotPetya ransomware strains.

Both attacks exploited the EternalBlue Windows SMB vulnerability, and both did not have workable decryption mechanisms for the few organizations desperate enough to try to pay the ransom.

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