Threat spotlight: DarkSide, the ransomware used in the Colonial Pipeline attack

A look at the infamous DarkSide ransomware—the malware that attacked the USA’s biggest fuel pipeline—and the people that operate it.

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Why you need to trust your VPN: Lock and Code S02E05

This week on Lock and Code, we speak to Malwarebytes senior security researcher JP Taggart about why you need to trust your VPN.

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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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The Malwarebytes 2021 State of Malware report: Lock and Code S02E04

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines and talk to Adam Kujawa about the 2021 State of Malware report.

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REvil ransomware’s calling, and it’s not good news

REvil ransomware, also known as Sodinokibi, has deployed a new telephone-based tactic to convince victims to pay up.

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German users targeted with Gootkit banker or REvil ransomware

After a noted absence, the Gootkit banking Trojan returns en masse to hit Germany. In an interesting twist, some of the victims may receive ransomware instead.

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Threat Spotlight: Sodinokibi ransomware attempts to fill GandCrab void

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.

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