Ransomware continues to ravage systems across the globe in part because, unlike more typical malware, its lifespan on a computer is incredibly short. Recent strains like Ryuk and BitPaymer encrypt files and deliver their ransomware messages within seconds of appearance on a victim’s computer, leaving little time for detection and defense. The FBI recently alerted data security professionals worldwide to be aware of yet another new variant – this one called RobbinHood – that follows similar attack vectors.Read more »
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