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Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack
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Almost 70% of CISOs expect a ransomware attack

Many companies are willing to make ransomware payments in the face of the growing threat
19 Oct 2021
Organizations warned of ransomware risk from smaller operators
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Organizations warned of ransomware risk from smaller operators

They may not have the financial muscle, but small-time cyber crooks can cause havoc for critical systems
19 Oct 2021
MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies
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MirrorBlast phishing campaign targets financial companies

The attack has been linked to a long-standing Russian cyber crime group
15 Oct 2021
Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event
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Russia missing from US-organized international ransomware event

US officials blame absence on host of reasons
13 Oct 2021
Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding
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Maverick fast-attack ransomware group FIN12 is quickly expanding

FIN12 hits hospitals even during pandemic
7 Oct 2021
Malware pretending to be Amnesty International antivirus for Pegasus discovered
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Malware pretending to be Amnesty International antivirus for Pegasus discovered

Victims fearing Pegasus spyware targeted in a new malware campaign
1 Oct 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
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2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
1 Oct 2021
Akamai to acquire cyber security firm Guardicore
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Akamai to acquire cyber security firm Guardicore

Guardicore’s micro-segmentation solution will add to Akamai’s Zero Trust Security portfolio
29 Sep 2021
Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware
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Two-thirds of organizations have fallen victim to ransomware

New report finds ransomware attacks grew by over 1,000%
29 Sep 2021
Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection
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Malware developers create malformed code signatures to avoid detection

Google researchers uncovers technique used to push dodgy software onto unsuspecting victims
24 Sep 2021
CISA, FBI, and NSA issue a Conti ransomware advisory
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CISA, FBI, and NSA issue a Conti ransomware advisory

Joint statement with the FBI and the NSA warns of increased attacks from the Conti Ransomware
23 Sep 2021
Researchers disclose top flaws abused by ransomware gangs
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Researchers disclose top flaws abused by ransomware gangs

Easy-to-follow list may give organizations time to prepare for ransomware attacks
20 Sep 2021
Ransomware hackers break off from Babuk to join a new group
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Ransomware hackers break off from Babuk to join a new group

New research shines a light on the fallout between criminals in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline attack
9 Sep 2021
Ragnar Locker vows to leak data if victim contacts the police
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Ragnar Locker vows to leak data if victim contacts the police

The ransomware gang said victims hiring "professional negotiators" are making the recovery process worse
7 Sep 2021
Large US businesses are hackers' ideal ransomware targets
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Large US businesses are hackers' ideal ransomware targets

Research into dark web ads finds organizations in English-speaking countries are top targets
7 Sep 2021
Hackers use WebSVN to deploy new Mirai malware
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Hackers use WebSVN to deploy new Mirai malware

Attackers used the notorious malware to perform distributed denial of service attacks
31 Aug 2021
Bahrain targets activists with NSO's Pegasus spyware
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Bahrain targets activists with NSO's Pegasus spyware

The spyware reportedly employed two exploits targeting Apple's iMessage system
24 Aug 2021
Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks
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Modified PRISM backdoor used in new attacks

Linux ELF executables used to avoid detection by antivirus products.
23 Aug 2021
Criminals caught trying to recruit insiders to plant ransomware
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Criminals caught trying to recruit insiders to plant ransomware

Employees offered cut of proceeds if they deploy DemonWare on their behalf
20 Aug 2021
New Adload malware bypasses Apple’s XProtect to infect macOS devices
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New Adload malware bypasses Apple’s XProtect to infect macOS devices

Old malware retooled to evade Apple defenses
12 Aug 2021
Hackers turn to Prometheus to deliver ransomware threats to victims
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Hackers turn to Prometheus to deliver ransomware threats to victims

Campo Loader, IcedID, QBot, SocGholish, and Buer Loader all served up ransomware attacks on US government agencies.
6 Aug 2021
What is Maze Ransomware?
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What is Maze Ransomware?

This Windows ransomware has targeted many organizations worldwide
22 Jul 2021
CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices
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CISA warns of disguised malware on hacked Pulse Secure devices

CISA lists several tasks administrators can complete to boost security
22 Jul 2021