RegretLocker, new ransomware, can encrypt Windows virtual hard disks

Cybersecurity researchers discovered a new ransomware called RegretLocker that can quickly encrypt virtual had disks on Windows machines.

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Lock and Code S1Ep19: Forecasting IoT cybersecurity with John Donovan and Adam Kujawa

This week on Lock and Code, get a backstage pass to a Malwarebytes employee cybersecurity training about the future of protecting the Internet of Things.

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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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Hospital ransomware: Gangs are back to target healthcare

With some countries and states heading back in to lockdown due to rising rates of COVID-19 infections, it seems horrible timing that hospital ransomware is back in the news.

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A week in security (October 26 – November 1)

In this week in security (October 26 – November 1), we look at Google’s Chrome zero-day patch, Cybersecurity Awareness Month, ransomware cash and far more.

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Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack

Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.

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Keeping ransomware cash away from your business

Ransomware gangs are in the news for donating stolen funds to charitable organisations. Is this a good thing, or will it cause more trouble for the charity than it’s worth?

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Brute force attacks increase due to more open RDP ports

More open ports are inviting attackers to try and gain entry by using brute force attacks. Why is this happening and what can we do?

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Healthcare security update: death by ransomware, what’s next?

Cybersecurity in the healthcare industry has always been a pain point. With a ransomware attack leading to a fatal victim we have reached a new low. What can we do to cure this problem?

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VideoBytes: Ransomware gets wasted!

On today’s VideoBytes, we look at how ransomware is on the rise, attacking corporations with malware that not only encrypts files, but also steals it.

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