ransomware

Ransomware report
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Ransomware report

The global state of the channel
4 Feb 2021
Ransomware made MSPeasy
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Ransomware made MSPeasy

The MSP's guide to saving the day
4 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: macOS, VMware and SolarWinds
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Weekly threat roundup: macOS, VMware and SolarWinds

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
4 Feb 2021
Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay
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Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay

Coveware data shows that the average payment decreased by 34% to £112,800 in the fourth quarter of 2020
3 Feb 2021
Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities
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VMware

Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities

Hypervisor flaws enable hackers to send requests to devices and take control
2 Feb 2021
Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack
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Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack

Cyber criminals deployed the Babuk ransomware to encrypt more than 1TB of data belonging to the firm behind NHS Test and Trace
1 Feb 2021
UKRI services taken offline after ransomware attack
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UKRI services taken offline after ransomware attack

The cyber attack affected a number of UKRI's web assets, with hackers encrypting some data
1 Feb 2021
NetWalker ransomware mastermind indicted in Florida
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NetWalker ransomware mastermind indicted in Florida

FBI also launches an international investigation into the NetWalker operation
28 Jan 2021
Insurers defend ransomware payouts
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Insurers defend ransomware payouts

The Association of British Insurers suggests firms will struggle without the cover
27 Jan 2021
Your essential guide to internet security
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Security

Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
27 Jan 2021
Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack
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Security

Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack

1.2GB of data was taken from the Scottish regulator's digital systems on Christmas Eve
22 Jan 2021
Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million

The devastating strain is now among the most widely-deployed following several high-profile attacks in 2020
8 Jan 2021
Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack
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Hackers publish Hackney Council data online after 2020 attack

The suspected ransomware incident in October last year knocked a number of council services offline
7 Jan 2021
Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware
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Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware

The banking trojan has climbed back to the top of Check Point's Global Threat Index
7 Jan 2021
Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware
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Health care organizations under siege from Ryuk ransomware

As hospitals bravely cope with Coronavirus, hackers sense an opportunity to cash in
5 Jan 2021
What is ransomware?
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ransomware

What is ransomware?

This type of malware could hit you hard in the pocket
5 Jan 2021
The scariest security horror stories of 2020
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Security

The scariest security horror stories of 2020

From national security SNAFUs to Twitter scams, these are the incidents that dominated headlines this year
21 Dec 2020
MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates
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MountLocker ransomware now working through criminal affiliates

Ransomware-as-a-service could become a major threat, warns BlackBerry researchers
14 Dec 2020
Apple supplier Foxconn hit by £25.5m ransomware attack
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Apple supplier Foxconn hit by £25.5m ransomware attack

The attack, which reportedly took place on 29 November, has been claimed by the DoppelPaymer group
8 Dec 2020
Malspam campaigns distributing QakBot on the rise
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Malspam campaigns distributing QakBot on the rise

Ransomware as a service is also becoming increasingly accessible via social media
7 Dec 2020
US department store Kmart hit by Egregor ransomware
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US department store Kmart hit by Egregor ransomware

Struggling retailer's HR system remains offline after an attack on its network servers
4 Dec 2020
Canon employee data exposed in ransomware attack
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Canon employee data exposed in ransomware attack

The company has admitted that hackers accessed sensitive information about current and former employees
1 Dec 2020
Ransomware protection with Veritas NetBackup Appliances
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Ransomware protection with Veritas NetBackup Appliances

How to use Veritas NetBackup and NetBackup Appliances to protect against and recover from ransomware attacks
27 Nov 2020
Ransomware resiliency: The risks associated with an attack and the reward of recovery planning
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Ransomware resiliency: The risks associated with an attack and the reward of recovery planning

An overview of the history of ransomware, its potential impact, and best practices to protect IT systems
27 Nov 2020