‘In one year, Cybereason’s RansomFree tool has had a profound global impact on the ransomware epidemic and we are looking forward to our 1 millionth installation sometime next year,’ said Lior Div, CEO and co-founder, Cybereason
December 21, 2017
Cybereason, creators of the leading cybersecurity data analytics platform including endpoint detection and response, next-generation antivirus, and active monitoring services, today celebrates RansomFree’s first birthday. Since the company launched the free anti-ransomware tool one year ago today, more than 550,000 installations have occurred and millions of dollars in ransom payments have been stopped. Cybereason celebrated the milestone with birthday celebrations in its Boston, Tel Aviv, London, and Tokyo offices.
Ransomware is a global epidemic impacting all types of businesses, non-profit organizations, law enforcement agencies, and consumers. RansomFree is the cybersecurity industry’s first free anti-ransomware solution designed to detect and stop more than 99 percent of ransomware variants from encrypting files. In 2017, RansomFree provided protection against hundreds of new ransomware strains, including WannaCry, Not Petya, and Bad Rabbit.
“In one year, Cybereason’s RansomFree tool has had a profound global impact on the ransomware epidemic and we are looking forward to our 1 millionth installation sometime next year. In 2017, ransomware attacks have negatively impacted our economy and businesses of all sizes have suffered. In addition, millions of consumers around the world have faced the difficult decision of paying a ransom or losing valuable, personal memories and information,” said Lior Div,…