Results for "ransomware"
January 10, 2020 - Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.
December 12, 2019 - From comic book death god to ransomware baddie, Ryuk ransomware remains a mainstay when organizations find themselves in a crippling malware pinch. We look at Ryuk's origins, attack methods, and how to protect against this ever-present threat.
October 14, 2019 - The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.
August 23, 2019 - We take a look at the current chaos faced by local governments across the US, as ransomware continues to snap at its cities' heels.
August 14, 2019 - 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?
August 8, 2019 - 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.
July 24, 2019 - We take an in-depth look into Phobos ransomware which threat actors distribute via RDP and look at similarities with Dharma (AKA CrySis) ransomware.
July 18, 2019 - There’s a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) in town, and it can twist tongues for giggles as much as twist organizations' arms for cash. Get to know the Sodinokibi ransomware, including how to protect against this fledgling threat.
June 20, 2019 - 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).
June 12, 2019 - In this threat spotlight, we feature MegaCortex, another custom ransomware designed for targeted attacks on enterprises. Will this Matrix-inspired malware strike again?