While ransomware continues to extort factories, hospitals, schools, businesses, and ordinary netizens, BlackBerry reckons it can quickly rescue peeps from malware infections. The Canadian biz’s days as the smartphone king long gone, with Apple making quick work of its hardware. And although it still licenses its name to a few handsets, BlackBerry now focuses on software. It is using this year’s Black Hat USA security show, held this week in Las Vegas, to unveil what it claims is a fast response to ransomware infections. The new code is a free update to BlackBerry Workspaces, and allows IT managers to work out precisely which files and folders have been scrambled, and roll back just the affected documents and data to the point before the extortionware hit.
ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register