StopRansomware.gov brings together information on stopping and surviving ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:30:12 +0000

StopRansomware.gov is designed to be a one-stop hub for ransomware resources.

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US offers huge reward in fight against state-sponsored cybercriminals

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 15:40:18 +0000

The US has announced new resources for fighting ransomware, and offered $10 million for information leading to the unmasking of cybercriminals.

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Ransomware’s Russia problem

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 10:55:49 +0000

Ransomware really, really doesn’t want to run in Russia or members of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

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A week in security (June 14 – June 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2021 10:02:35 +0000

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 14 to June 20.

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Clop stopped? Ransomware gang loses Tesla and other treasures in police raid

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 19:36:37 +0000

Clop ransomware activity was stopped by Ukrainian cops on Wednesday who shut down the ransomware gang’s infrastructure and made arrests.

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Twitter takes aim at the chaos, clutter and trolls with new feature concepts

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2021 15:02:41 +0000

We look at some potential changes to the Twitter platform, designed to reduce clutter in your replies and remove trolls to boot.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 09:53:22 +0000

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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Security pros agree about threats—convincing everyone else is the problem

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Fri, 04 Jun 2021 15:51:16 +0000

Getting leadership outside the security org to take threats seriously remains a thorny issue for security pros working at small- and medium-sized businesses.

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