At Request of U.S., Russia Rounds Up 14 REvil Ransomware Affiliates

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 22:41:34 +0000

The Russian government said today it arrested 14 people accused of working for “REvil,” a particularly aggressive ransomware group that has extorted hundreds of millions of dollars from victim organizations. The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) said the actions were taken in response to a request from U.S. officials, but many experts believe the crackdown is part of an effort to reduce tensions over Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to station 100,000 troops along the nation’s border with Ukraine.

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The three most significant cyberattacks of 2021

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 17:12:00 +0000

Three attacks in 2021 changed the way we think about ransomware.

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The three most significant cyberattacks of 2021?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2021 17:12:00 +0000

Three attacks in 2021 changed the way we think about ransomware.

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Wanted! US offers $10m bounty for ransomware kingpins

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 14:29:14 +0000

The US State Department is offering a massive $10 million reward if you can identify DarkSide operators.

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Why backups aren’t a “silver bullet” against ransomware, with Matt Crape: Lock and Code S02E17

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:32:05 +0000

On Lock and Code this week, we speak with VMware technical account manager Matt Crape about backups, a complex defense to ransomware.

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Backups are not a simple ransomware defense, with Matt Crape: Lock and Code S02E17

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2021 14:32:05 +0000

On Lock and Code this week, we speak with VMware technical account manager Matt Crape about backups, a complex defense to ransomware.

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US government and private sector agree to invest time, money in cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2021 16:05:57 +0000

The Biden Administration and private sector leaders announced some major initiatives to bolster cybersecurity.

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Disaster planning with Lesley Carhart, and the slim chance of a critical infrastructure “big one”: Lock and Code S02E14

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2021 07:45:00 +0000

On Lock and Code this week, we speak with principal threat hunter Lesley Carhart about critical infrastructure cybersecurity.

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