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HP Wolf Security: Threat insights report
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HP Wolf Security: Threat insights report

Equipping security teams with the knowledge to combat emerging threats
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
Minnesota farm coop caught in ransomware attack
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Minnesota farm coop caught in ransomware attack

Crystal valley becomes second agribusiness to find data encrypted by criminals
23 Sep 2021
US Treasury sanctions crypto exchange over role in ransomware attacks
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US Treasury sanctions crypto exchange over role in ransomware attacks

The Suex exchange allegedly facilitated financial transactions for ransomware actors
22 Sep 2021
BlackMatter demands $5.9 million ransom from Iowa farm cooperative
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BlackMatter demands $5.9 million ransom from Iowa farm cooperative

BlackMatter is demanding the ransom so the cooperative can unlock its systems right before the harvest season is set to begin
21 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
How do hackers choose their targets?
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How do hackers choose their targets?

We explore what goes on in the minds of cyber criminals
17 Sep 2021
Free decryptor key for REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware released
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Free decryptor key for REvil/Sodinokibi ransomware released

The key was made possible thanks to a collaboration between law enforcement and Bitdefender
17 Sep 2021
One-in-seven Nasdaq-100 companies ranked as highly susceptible to a ransomware attack
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One-in-seven Nasdaq-100 companies ranked as highly susceptible to a ransomware attack

Over 90% of companies operate out-of-date systems, according to new report
16 Sep 2021
Olympus hit by suspected ransomware attack
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Olympus hit by suspected ransomware attack

The former digital camera specialist has shut down its networks in Europe, Africa and the Middle East while it investigates the incident
13 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
REvil ransomware gang resurfaces after brief disappearance
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REvil ransomware gang resurfaces after brief disappearance

Elements of the notorious ransomware group's infrastructure have come back online
8 Sep 2021
Howard University cancels classes following ransomware attack
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Howard University cancels classes following ransomware attack

The institution has had to cancel classes for two days in a row as it investigates the situation
8 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
Defeating ransomware with unified security from WatchGuard
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Defeating ransomware with unified security from WatchGuard

How SMBs can defend against the onslaught of ransomware attacks
7 Sep 2021
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective methods for stealing passwords
7 Sep 2021
Irish police seize Conti domains used in HSE ransomware attack
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Irish police seize Conti domains used in HSE ransomware attack

The Garda’s cyber crime unit confirmed that it had disrupted the hacking gang's IT infrastructure
6 Sep 2021
CISA and FBI release holiday ransomware alert
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CISA and FBI release holiday ransomware alert

The agencies have observed an increase in 'highly impactful' ransomware attacks during the holidays, ahead of the Labour Day holiday taking place this…
1 Sep 2021
Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security
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Small businesses: How to fix the weakest link in cyber security

Hackers have turned their attention to SMBs - and the consequences could be grave
30 Aug 2021
Credential theft most prevalent threat to corporate inboxes
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Credential theft most prevalent threat to corporate inboxes

Hackers are also partial to attacking Office 365 accounts, according to new data
27 Aug 2021
White House turns to big tech CEOs to boost cyber security
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White House turns to big tech CEOs to boost cyber security

The bosses of Apple, IBM, Microsoft, Google and Amazon are set to make public commitments for stronger IT security
25 Aug 2021
Ransomware report
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Ransomware report

The global state of the channel
24 Aug 2021