Anatomy of Ransomware Attach

Ransomware is something that has been talked about for quite awhile and has been one of the biggest issues in terms of IT security in the last two years. Although, many people think that Ransomware is a one shot deal, in reality it is a much more detailed process to remove and or get rid of the Ransomware. Watch as Ken Dwight goes through the process of Ransomware, targeting of the machine, how the malware gets on your computer, what hackers harvest, how to secure a machine, and much much more.

The Virus Doctor: Different Families of Malware

Ken Dwight joins Harry Brelsford to discuss the different families of malware. They start off the conversation in 2003 with Crypto locker (the first widespread Ransomware) and go onto explore the last 7 years where thousands of Ransomware or Families of Ransomware have been developed and or transformed. They go on to discuss the 8 major families that are prevalent today. Listen to the Interview HERE to learn more about the different families of Ransomware and how they are ever evolving.

The New Normal

We are back with The Virus Doctor Ken Dwight to discuss what’s going on with the new normal and his break fix business. He goes on to tell us that things are back to usual, people are starting to venture out, and now needing to set up some remote work stations to go on vacation. Hear the ins and outs from the trenches

Dwight: COVID-19 Pandemic Observations

We’re back with Ken Dwight – the virus doctor – is hearing a lot from this anti-virus technology community (who would have know his trademark “The Virus Doctor” would have a double-meaning during this era). Dwight expresses that he’s getting pounded by vendors trying to sell into the pandemic and he’s frustrated than that.

Dwight – Cybersecurity Chatter Community Feedback

Our best dressed analyst Ken Dwight is back joining us from Houston, Texas (Go Astros!) and talking about security chatter he’s detecting in his anti-virus community (don’t forget that Ken is the “Virus Doctor”). Dwight uses this interview to announce his new workshop called “Malware Incident Response” training (MIR). His students and alumni provide a great feedback loop on what’s important and trending. Dwight gives Emisoft a shout out as a trusted vendor that recently published an article revealed an interesting statistic: In 2019 to date – 621 local governments, schools and health care providers have been attacked by malware and suffered encrypted data. So listen up to learn more!