Don’t Be a Ransomware Victim

Ransomware is on the rise. Barracuda’s multi-layered defense protects your data (and your money).

Could complacency be setting in when it comes to ransomware?

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 00:59 AM

Ransomware may be a headline favourite, but the attack itself is nothing new. In fact, it’s been around in some form or another for decades. Since last year’s high profile global campaigns such as WannaCry and NotPetya you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who isn’t aware of the threat posed. But are the headlines […]


Ransomware Forces the Unifications of Cybersecurity and Data Protection Issue

Friday, June 1, 2018 06:02 AM

The rise of ransomware has probably done more to highlight the intimate relationship between cybersecurity and data protection that should exist between functions than arguably any other event in the history of IT. The only practical defense against ransomware attacks is to make sure there is a pristine copy of data residing somewhere that hopefully […]


Barracuda Threat Spotlight: New URL File Outbreak Could be a Ransomware Attempt

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 05:58 AM

We’re closely tracking an alarming threat that’s currently aiming to take advantage of careless or untrained users in a possible effort to distribute ransomware and other forms of malware—here’s what we’ve found. Highlighted Threat: Attackers are using a variety of techniques in an attempt to launch a Quant Loader trojan capable of distributing ransomware and […]


Why is Safer Internet Day important in 2018?

Tuesday, February 6, 2018 10:43 AM

Safer Internet Day has come around again, and this year the theme is ‘create, connect and share respect: A better internet starts with you’. Since we started out as a company, we've been teaming up with other organisations to help make the internet a safer place for all. This includes protecting the No More Ransom […]


Does the channel have a blind spot when it comes to the biggest security and data protection challenges?

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 23:58 PM

As an organisation that sees our relationships with channel partners as essential to our ability to react to customer needs, we’re constantly looking to find out what they think. That’s why we polled 164 channel partners across Europe in late 2017 to find out more about their customers’ cybersecurity woes. We then compared these findings […]


Free Webinar – 2017’s Ransomware Lessons Learned

Monday, December 18, 2017 11:21 AM

Free webinar:  2017’s Ransomware Lessons Learned Date: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 Time: 1:30 PM PST Duration: 1 hour Register here A billion dollar in criminal profits. Five billion dollars in global damages. Any way you slice it, 2017 was the Year of Ransomware—and it’s not slowing down. Register now for an important webinar where you’ll get the latest […]


Barracuda’s European tour: 5 cities in 5 days

Monday, October 16, 2017 06:49 AM

While holiday season may be over, our Barracuda team decided to renew their passports in order to commence on the European #cudatour17. Starting with Noordwijik, they bravely decided to embark upon a whistle-stop tour of five cities in just five days, moving onto London, Vienna, Frankfurt and ending in Paris. All in aid of talking […]


Office 365 Active Usage Soars — Some Still Unclear On Security

Thursday, October 12, 2017 05:59 AM

If you asked an end user within an organization that recently migrated from Microsoft Office Suite to Office 365, they’d probably tell you that the transition was smooth and hardly noticeable. They might even say that they’re really enjoying the additional productivity on any device, the always up-to-date applications, and the anytime availability and access. […]


Ransomware tops the list of barriers to cloud

Thursday, October 12, 2017 00:59 AM

Right on cue with the end of summer, the autumn leaves have begun to fall and the weather has started to turn. Much like the weather, cyber criminals are forever changing their tactics in order to find the most efficient and lucrative way of exploiting organisations and getting past those pesky cybersecurity defences. In this […]


Cybersecurity in the Workplace is Everyone’s Business

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 08:28 AM

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in the US, which is an annual effort by the Department of Homeland Security to educate the public about privacy and security in our increasingly connected world. There are different themes each week, and this week the focus is on cybersecurity in the workplace. Creating a culture […]