Sophos and Datapac working together to defeat ransomware

Irish companies can tackle the sophisticated threat of ransomware using Intercept X

2nd October, 2016
Dermot Hayden, Sophos Country Manager and Karen OConnor, general manager service delivery for Datapac

Ransomware has become one of the most widespread and damaging threats that internet users face. Since the infamous CryptoLocker first appeared in 2013, a whole range of file-encrypting ransomware variants have been developed, all with the aim of extorting money from home users and businesses alike through social engineering and outright intimidation. The ransom demands have grown more forceful with each iteration.

Dermot Hayden, Sophos country manager, Ireland, says that ransomware is currently the most talked-about...

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