Govt. Services Firm Tyler Technologies Hit in Apparent Ransomware Attack

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 23:06:38 +0000

Tyler Technologies, a Texas-based company that bills itself as the largest provider of software and technology services to the United States public sector, is battling a network intrusion that has disrupted its operations. The company declined to discuss the exact cause of the disruption, but their response so far is straight out of the playbook for responding to ransomware incidents.

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A week in security (September 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 16:16:34 +0000

A round up of cybersecurity news from September 14 – 20, including the Zerologon exploit, BLURtooth vulnerability, APT41, and phishing scams.

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Maze attackers adopt Ragnar Locker virtual machine technique

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 13:00:51 +0000

Under pressure to evade detection by endpoint protection, ransomware criminals try a more radical approach<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Sl7s3Pwxoc8″ height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Ransom from Home – How to close the cyber front door to remote working ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:27:25 +0000

Coronavirus has caused a major shift to our working patterns. In many cases these will long outlast the pandemic. But working from home has its own risks. One is that you may invite ransomware attacks from a new breed of cyber-criminal who has previously confined his efforts to directly targeting the corporate network. Why? Because…

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PCI DSS compliance: why it’s important and how to adhere

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2020 20:57:25 +0000

PCI DSS compliance is an important topic for those in the online payment and credit card industries. But if it’s so crucial, why is it so hard to maintain?

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1H 2020 Cyber Security Defined by Covid-19 Pandemic

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:36:58 +0000

When we published our 2020 Predictions report in December, we didn’t realize there was a global pandemic brewing that would give cybercriminals an almost daily news cycle to take advantage of in their attacks against people and organizations around the world. Malicious actors have always taken advantage of big news to use as lures for…

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