Ransomware continues assault against cities and businesses

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:00:50 +0000

We take a look at the current chaos faced by local governments across the US, as ransomware continues to snap at its cities’ heels.

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Trojans, ransomware dominate 2018–2019 education threat landscape

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2019 13:00:00 +0000

Trojans such as Emotet and TrickBot were the top threat for the education sector in the 2018–2019 school year. What threats will the new school year bring?

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Labs quarterly report finds ransomware’s gone rampant against businesses

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000

This quarter, we noticed one threat dominating the landscape so much it deserved its own hard look. Ransomware is back in a big way, targeting businesses with brute force.

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A week in security (July 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:08:33 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 1-7, including stalkerware, Bitcoin generators, app permissions, Chinese spyware, some giant leaks, and a new malware attack method.

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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 (January 7 – 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:45:37 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 7 to 13, including breaches, takedowns, bug fixes, and social media issues.

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Ryuk ransomware attacks businesses over the holidays

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2019 19:49:45 +0000

Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?

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A week in security (August 20 – August 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:06:17 +0000

A roundup of the security news from August 20 – 26, including a look at insider threats, several breaches, and what tech giants Google and Facebook are doing about their privacy issues.

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