Racing against a real-life ransomware attack, with Ski Kacoroski: Lock and Code S02E12

This week on Lock and Code, we speak with Northshore School District systems administrator Ski Kacoroski about recovering from ransomware.

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City of Liège hit by ransomware, Ryuk suspected

Liège, the third largest city in Belgium and a major educational hub, has been hit by a ransomware attack.

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Threat spotlight: Conti, the ransomware used in the HSE healthcare attack

Conti ransomware has caught the world’s attention after being used in attacks against Ireland’s public healthcare system.

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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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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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New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

Emotet got a superficial facelift this week, hiding itself within a fake request asking users to update Microsoft Word to take advantage of new features.

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Tampa Bay Times hit with Ryuk ransomware attack

Florida newspaper The Tampa Bay Times suffered a Ryuk ransomware attack Thursday, making it the latest major victim of the notorious ransomware family that continues to rise in popularity.

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A week in security (December 23 – 29)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 23 – 29, including a retrospective look at trends in online privacy legislation in the US.

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A decade in cybersecurity fails: the top breaches, threats, and ‘whoopsies’ of the 2010s

As the 2010s come to a close, we take a snarky walk down memory lane, listing the craziest, most impactful, or simply just awful cybersecurity fails of the decade.

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A week in security (December 9 – 15)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from December 9 – 15, including smart doorbell concerns, a new credit card skimmer vulnerability, and a deep dive into Ryuk ransomware.

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