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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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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HelloKitty: When Cyberpunk met cy-purr-crime

HelloKitty was a relatively unheard-of ransomware family—until it became involved in an attack against the Polish video game developer, CD Projekt Red, in early February.

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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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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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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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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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A week in security (June 22 – 28)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from June 22 – 28, inlcuding a zero day guide, tax season tips, and web skimmers using image files.

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Lock and Code S1Ep8: Securely working from home (WFH) with John Donovan and Adam Kujawa

On Lock and Code, we talk to Malwarebytes head of security John Donovan, Malwarebytes Labs director Adam Kujawa about securely working from home (WFH).

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