Businesses today face many threats to their networks and the critical files and data contained within. Malicious software such as viruses, malware, ransomware, and trojans are out there prowling around for susceptible systems to wreak havoc upon. Let RHYNONetworks help you protect your company’s assets!   Viruses Viruses can render your business computers inoperable, or […]

This question has been iterated more times than I can recall over the years from computer users.  The candid answer is simple.  By using your computer you, the computer operator, allowed the virus in.  Beyond the firewalls and antivirus software the best and last line of defense against a virus is you, the computer operator. […]

FOX-IT and FireEye have partnered together and have been able to recover the private keys used in the CryptoLocker encryption which locks users out of their own files. They have also been able to reverse engineer the devastating ransomware. As a result of their efforts infected users can go to their website, upload an encrypted […]

NBC News Tech Security has just posted a helpful article educating users about four dangerous types of cyberattacks that many are falling victim to currently. The article not only describes the cyberattacks but also educates users on how to protect themselves and what to do should they fall prey to such attacks. The article discusses: Ransomware […]

Hundreds of thousands of users are being affected. Malware-armed scammers are using DropBox to infect users. They are using emails with links to DropBox hosted files to infect users with the CryptoWall ransomware. Remember that even legitimate looking emails can be a scam. In linking to DropBox, many users are falsely assuming the emails are […]

Ransomware has been all over the news lately, and for good reason. It’s a headache and a nightmare. And now that horror has come to a New Hampshire police station. Their computers became infected via an attachment in a cleverly crafted email that appeared to be legitimate and from a known sender. All their files […]

Malware known as ransomware infects computers, encrypts every file on them (and any networked computers), effectively holding them ransom then demanding that users pay money to get the encrypted files back. CryptoLocker is the most sophisticated and effective ransomware out today and it is a business’s worst nightmare. Companies that rely on electronic documents and […]

Two weeks is how long Windows users have to beef up their computers and protect themselves from Gameover Zeus. Why two weeks? The FBI and international police have uncovered and disrupted the orchestrated Gameover Zeus attacks, but warn that two weeks would be sufficient time for the hackers behind this extremely sophisticated piece of malware to reorganize […]

As BBC Technology reports, Simplelocker is the first confirmed piece of ransomware that encrypts the data held on Android SD cards. Cryptolocker has been wreaking havoc on Windows machines – and making it’s creators/distributers millions of dollars. So it isn’t a surprise that the malware known as ransomware is spreading. Be very careful when installing apps on your […]

According to a survey taken by Kent University 1 in 30 individuals have had there computers infected by the ransomware known as CryptoLocker. And of those infected 40% paid the ransom. What is CryptoLocker? What is ransomware? Ransomware is a virus that locks users out of their own files and demands payment from them to gain […]