ransomware

Kaseya mysteriously obtains master REvil decryptor from ‘third party’
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ransomware

Kaseya mysteriously obtains master REvil decryptor from ‘third party’

The company is now working to restore access to affected customers
23 Jul 2021
What is Maze Ransomware?
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ransomware

What is Maze Ransomware?

This Windows ransomware has targeted many organizations worldwide
22 Jul 2021
Google Cloud beefs up security following surge in ransomware attacks
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Google Cloud beefs up security following surge in ransomware attacks

Financial services, retail, and healthcare sectors have been especially vulnerable to ransomware attacks
21 Jul 2021
Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware
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Northern ticket machines hit by ransomware

The incident comes just two months after the rail operator invested £17 million in 621 new self-service machines
20 Jul 2021
SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware
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virtual private network (VPN)

SonicWall warns of imminent ransomware campaign on VPN hardware

Current and legacy secure VPN appliances under attack now
16 Jul 2021
State Department offers $10 million for tips on foreign hackers
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ransomware

State Department offers $10 million for tips on foreign hackers

State Department seeks to rein in the growing risk of ransomware attacks
15 Jul 2021
How to reduce the risk of phishing and ransomware
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Whitepaper

How to reduce the risk of phishing and ransomware

Top security concerns and tips for mitigation
15 Jul 2021
New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments
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ransomware

New ransomware group is attacking US firms and educational establishments

Mespinoza hacking gang hits organizations with ransom demands as high as $1.6 million
15 Jul 2021
2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise
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Whitepaper

2021 state of email security report: Ransomware on the rise

Securing the enterprise in the COVID world
15 Jul 2021
How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation
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Whitepaper

How to increase cyber resilience within your organisation

Cyber resilience for dummies
15 Jul 2021
REvil vanishes from the web without a trace
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ransomware

REvil vanishes from the web without a trace

The mysterious shutdown comes only days after the ransomware group’s massive Kaseya cyber attack hit at least 1,000 businesses
14 Jul 2021
Interpol calls for more action to prevent "ransomware pandemic"
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cyber security

Interpol calls for more action to prevent "ransomware pandemic"

Secretary General Jürgen Stock calls for a global coalition to fight the growing number of attacks
13 Jul 2021
84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year
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ransomware

84% of organizations experienced phishing or ransomware attacks in the last year

New research finds half of US firms are not effective in countering cyber threats
12 Jul 2021
Kaseya patches VSA flaws exploited in REvil ransomware attack
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vulnerability

Kaseya patches VSA flaws exploited in REvil ransomware attack

Three now-patched vulnerabilities centred on credential leakage, cross-site scripting and 2FA bypass
12 Jul 2021
New York City opens cyber defense center
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New York City opens cyber defense center

It’s the first US city to have a command center designed solely to fight cyber attacks
9 Jul 2021
Best ransomware removal tools
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Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
9 Jul 2021
Researchers spot opportunistic phishing attacks in wake of Kaseya VSA ransomware
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phishing

Researchers spot opportunistic phishing attacks in wake of Kaseya VSA ransomware

Phishing campaign claims to offer emergency patches to fix vulnerable software
9 Jul 2021
Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware is now targeting web servers

Researchers discover that new functionality has been added to the malware to increase damage
7 Jul 2021
Cyber insurance premiums increased by a third in the last 12 months
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cyber security

Cyber insurance premiums increased by a third in the last 12 months

Rising claims and higher payments are putting a squeeze on supply
6 Jul 2021
Up to 1,500 organizations compromised in Kaseya ransomware attack
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ransomware

Up to 1,500 organizations compromised in Kaseya ransomware attack

The White House has urged potential victims of the attack to report their security concerns to the Internet Crime Complaint Center
6 Jul 2021
REvil demands $70 million ransom after Kaseya supply chain attack
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ransomware

REvil demands $70 million ransom after Kaseya supply chain attack

The cyber gang claims it’s infected “more than a million systems” after exploiting a zero-day flaw in VSA
5 Jul 2021
Diavol ransomware linked to Trickbot botnet
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ransomware

Diavol ransomware linked to Trickbot botnet

Security researchers find links between Diavol malware and the Wizard Spider crime gang
2 Jul 2021
Babuk ransomware returns to target corporate networks
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ransomware

Babuk ransomware returns to target corporate networks

A new version of the Babuk builder has appeared, despite the gang 'retiring' at the end of 2020
2 Jul 2021