Every 11 seconds an organisation falls victim to a ransomware attack. Criminals target companies of every size and in every industry, using increasingly more sophisticated attacks.
With the right preparation, you can dramatically reduce your organisation’s risk factors and equip yourself to send ransomware...
The Biden administration is hosting a White House meeting Wednesday with technology, banking, insurance and education executives to focus on cybersecurity and national security issues, such as protecting critical infrastructure from attacks and how to hire more security professionals to meet demand.
Want defensive advice from a ransomware-wielding attacker? In a tell-all interview, a LockBit 2.0 representative not only extols the virtues of his malware, but also advises would-be victims to hire red teams, keep their software updated and educate employees to resist social engineering attacks.
As the global pandemic upended work and home routines in 2020, cyber attackers pounced. Dive deep into how this extraordinary time has changed the threat landscape—and what it means for the year ahead.
Our premiere threat report draws from one of cybersecurity's largest and most diverse data sets to explore user...
Cyber criminals are getting bolder and more sophisticated with their threats. No matter what kind of business you are in, you are likely to run into ransomware threats. During a ransomware attack, organizations - big and small - struggle to maintain productivity, preserve brand reputation and come up with a payment...
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is warning organizations to immediately patch the ProxyShell vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange email servers because security researchers say ransomware gangs are exploiting these flaws.
Two large healthcare organizations - Memorial Health System in Ohio and University Medical Center of Southern Nevada - continue to mop up after recent cyberattacks apparently involving ransomware. The Ohio organization admits negotiating "a settlement" with attackers to obtain a decryptor.
Australia's data regulator says organizations hit by ransomware may be underreporting data breaches because they haven't thoroughly figured out if data was taken. But an "absence of evidence" of a data breach in a ransomware attack isn't sufficient to declare that no data was taken.
As ransomware-as-a-service operations continue to compete for affiliates, the operators behind LockBit have unveiled a new version of their crypto-locking malware boasting fresh features, some borrowed from rivals. Separately, a relatively unsophisticated newcomer called Hive has debuted.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the evolution of fraud trends and the challenges in implementing the "zero trust" framework in the OT environment.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of the cybercrime-as-a-service model and how law enforcement could potentially disrupt it. Also featured: T-Mobile probes a massive data breach; tackling abuse in the workplace.
The 2020 Vulnerability and Threat Trends Report elaborates on how ransomware has seen a whopping 72% increase in new samples in just the first half of the year. Along with leveraging technological progress, cyber criminals are known to exploit global circumstances to their advantage. COVID-19 has changed the...
A Nigeria-based ransomware gang is conducting a campaign that dangles a $1 million bribe - or a portion of any ransom collected - to employees of targeted organizations if they will install DemonWare ransomware on their corporate network.