PYSA, the ransomware attacking schools

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 15:56:44 +0000

PYSA is big game ransomware that’s been used in targeted attacks against large private organizations, healthcare, and most recently, the education sector.

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50 percent of schools did not prepare for secure distance learning, Labs report reveals

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 14:05:00 +0000

Schools faced a crisis this year, as the coronavirus forced educators across the country to suffer through lacking cybersecurity, our new report reveals.

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A week in security (January 6 – 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Jan 2020 16:29:59 +0000

A cybersecurity news roundup from January 6–12, with a look at Phobos ransomware and a discovery of pre-installed malware on government-funded phones.

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A week in security (September 16 -22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:55:30 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 16–22 including Emotet, student-targeted visa scams, data privacy laws, Malwarebytes’ new Browser Guard, data destruction, and more.

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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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