Monthly Archives: May 2018

Why you can’t miss the first Trend Micro Partner Day

June 6th at Salons van Edel (Wilrijk)

We invite all our Belgian partners to a brand new Partner Day!! Why? Because we want to help you AND your customers realize their full potential in these times of rapid digital transformation.

Register now, expand your knowledge (& network) and boost your sales.

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Why digital extortion works better than blackmail

Door David Sancho, Senior Antivirus Researcher, Trend Micro

Smart cybercriminals rely on rational decisions

Cybercriminals today are going all in with digital extortion. Their business model isn’t exactly new. “I want you to do this, or I’ll break your legs”, is easily translated to “I want you to do this, because I have your data.” Extortion has always existed and it’s a brilliant business model, albeit an unethical one. Therefore, I’m not at all surprised by the popularity of the digital variant today. You only have to look at the massive succes of ransomware to see wat I mean. Continue reading