The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 30 Dec 2020 16:00:55 +0000

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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RegretLocker, new ransomware, can encrypt Windows virtual hard disks

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 11 Nov 2020 20:20:42 +0000

Cybersecurity researchers discovered a new ransomware called RegretLocker that can quickly encrypt virtual had disks on Windows machines.

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New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 21:29:47 +0000

Emotet got a superficial facelift this week, hiding itself within a fake request asking users to update Microsoft Word to take advantage of new features.

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Tampa Bay Times hit with Ryuk ransomware attack

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:11:10 +0000

Florida newspaper The Tampa Bay Times suffered a Ryuk ransomware attack Thursday, making it the latest major victim of the notorious ransomware family that continues to rise in popularity.

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A week in security (December 23 – 29)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2019 16:55:11 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 23 – 29, including a retrospective look at trends in online privacy legislation in the US.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2019 18:03:33 +0000

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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