Showing Blog Posts: 1–2 of 2 by Masayoshi Someya

Masayoshi Someya

Masayoshi Someya

Senior Security Evangelist, Trend Micro

  • The Continued Evolution of Ransomware in APJ

    by Masayoshi Someya on May 29, 2017

    As discussed in my previous article, ransomware was arguably the most notorious cyber threat for businesses in 2016. Ransomware caused severe disruptions to victims in different industries and countries, forcing them to shut down business and, in some cases, pay ransom with the hope of speed recovery. Although malware spam messages that distribute ransomware look rather rudimentary, the actual…

  • Ransomware at The Tipping Point

    by Masayoshi Someya on May 8, 2017

    In the past, we saw malware outbreaks such as LoveBug, SQL Slammer, and DOWNAD, but haven’t seen such an epidemic for almost a decade now. Malware outbreaks were supposed to be a thing of the past. However, 2016 became an unprecedented year in the modern era of cyber security, with the game changer in the name of ransomware. Ransomware is a very different type of cyber threat in the modern era, …

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