Why Ransomware Attacks are on The Rise and How to Stop Them

July 19, 2021 / in Blog, Tech Essentials / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Ransomware Attacks Won’t Die--Just Multiply Ransomware has become such a hot topic with a seemingly new case every day that we thought we would pick up where we left off last week... The earliest examples of ransomware (i.e., people hacking into computers, encrypting files and demanding payment in return for decryption) was relatively small potatoes—a hundred dollars here or there in fairly isolated and localized incidents. It used to be your friend’s g [...]

Tech Trends to Expect in 2017 – Part 1 of 3

January 11, 2017 / in Blog, General / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

Each year, technological advancements make our lives easier, more productive, and more enjoyable. Over the next three weeks, we will present three predictions regarding major technology trends we believe 2017 has in store. Prediction 1: While innovation in new, futuristic technologies will surge, mainstream applications for these technologies will remain just out of reach. In 2016, we heard a lot about “cool tech” on the cusp of large scale commer [...]

Are Bitcoin and Blockchain Hot or Hype?

November 11, 2016 / in Blog, Encryption/Security / by Zafar Khan, RPost CEO

In today’s financial circles, there is quite a bit of buzz around “blockchain” technology and its myriad of possible future applications. Is blockchain here to stay or is it just hype? Bitcoin, a crypto-currency built on “blockchain” technology, gained its following among the niche techie crowd that was interested primarily in transacting across border anonymously. With Bitcoin, the hype cycle began in late 2013, with marketplace technology that made the crypto-curren [...]