FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education

Big-game ransomware, PYSA (AKA Mespinoza) is targeting educational institutions in the US and UK.

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Egregor ransomware hit by arrests

In a collaboration between French and Ukranian law enforcement, threat actors related to the Egregor ransomware team have been arrested.

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The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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VideoBytes: Is it goodbye forever to Maze ransomware?

The notorious Maze ransomware group, known for its corporate targeting and data leaking extortion schemes is, apparently, shutting down operations.

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Maze ransomware gang announces retirement

On November 1, the cybercriminals behind Maze ransomware announced their retirement. Is this a reason to go all out and celebrate? We’re afraid not.

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Sandbox in security: what is it, and how it relates to malware

Sandboxes and virtual machines are tools that security researchers use to determine whether samples are malicious and what their payload is.

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Maze: the ransomware that introduced an extra twist

Maze ransomware attacks featured the first group of cyber-criminals to add the threat of publishing exfiltrated data to the ransomware business model

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A week in security (December 16 – 22)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 16 – 22, including rise of Mac threats, COPRA, Spelevo exploit kit, the security fails of the 2010s, and much more.

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