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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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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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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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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Malwarebytes Labs releases 2020 State of Malware Report

The 2020 State of Malware Report reveals how cybercriminals upped the ante on businesses, Mac threats outpaced PCs, and ransomware continued its targeted, deadly assault with new families in 2019. Learn all this and more in the full report, linked in our blog.

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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 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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Threat spotlight: the curious case of Ryuk ransomware

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.

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Ransomware continues assault against cities and businesses

We take a look at the current chaos faced by local governments across the US, as ransomware continues to snap at its cities’ heels.

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