Baltimore gets hit by ransomware again, the schools this time

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 17:50:20 +0000

Baltimore County Public Schools have been paralyzed by a ransomware attack. The investigation is ongoing but meanwhile schools are closed.

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Threat spotlight: RobbinHood ransomware takes the driver’s seat

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:09:03 +0000

RobbinHood a is a ransomware family that specifically targets organizations using a vulnerable kernel driver to prepare systems for encryption. Learn how to protect against it.

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Radiohead’s ransom response shows novel approach for ransomware victims

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2019 17:20:30 +0000

Last week, British rock bank Radiohead thwarted an attempted digital ransom, in which unnamed hackers stole roughly 18 hours of unreleased music dating back to the band’s recording of its studio album OK, Computer, revealing some less-than-ok computer security (sorry).

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A week in security (May 27 – June 2)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 17:09:55 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 27–June 2, including a look at 2019 ransomware outbreaks in the Unites States, ATM fraud, NIST’s privacy framework, more legal problems for Google and Facebook, and more.

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Ransomware isn’t just a big city problem

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The city of Baltimore has experienced a very public ransomware attack. But in a season of increasing ransomware detections among organizations, they’re not alone. See which cites have been most impacted by ransomware and what organizations can do to develop resilience against attacks.

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A week in security (May 6 – 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 15:55:43 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 6–12, including breaches, privacy, financials, takedowns, and new ransomware tactics.

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