The initial actions an organization takes in the moments after discovering a ransomware attack can have profound implications on how the attack ends. Virtually every security professional will tell you…
Let’s first get the old news out of the way. Ransomware is a hornet’s nest. Well, now to the latest news. Ransomware operators are now partnering with hackers to attack high profile organizations. What is Ransomware? Ransomware is a method whereby cybercriminals unethically gain remote access to an organization/user’s system, prevent the data from being […]
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Maze ransomware, one of the most dangerous and potent strains of Windows ransomware that have hit companies and organizations around the world and demanded a payment in cryptocurrency in exchange for a safe recovery of encrypted data, has now officially announced the shutting down of its operations on its website on the dark web. Though […]
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The University of Vermont Health Network is now the latest victim in an ongoing onslaught of cyberattacks. The cyberattack has targeted the University’s six hospitals in Vermont and New York which has mainly targeted in causing computer network problems. The hospital mentioned that their ‘MyChart’ and other appointments were affected because of this. The FBI […]
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If I had polled cybersecurity experts on their way to work on May 12, 2017, most of them would have said they knew a major cybersecurity event loomed. Yet, on…
Ryuk ransomware is known for targeting know for targeting various large organizations worldwide. It is often distributed by other malware such as Emotet or TrickBot. Ryuk Ransomware initially uncovered in August 2018 since then it infects and compromise various organization and steals millions of dollars from affected victims. The analysis shows that Ryuk is a […]
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Ransomware is one of the most intractable — and common — threats facing organizations across all industries and geographies. And, incidents of ransomware attacks continue to rise. Meanwhile, ransomware threat…
Recently, the world’s largest data center provider Equinix hit by Netwalker Ransomware, and currently, Equinix is investigating the whole matter. Till now, they came to know that they had a ransomware attack on their internal systems, but the central core of its customer-facing services endured to be unaffected. Equinix detected the ransomware attack at 12:45 […]
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Cybercriminals are making headlines using ransomware to block organizations from accessing their own critical business data to extort ransoms. Recently, the University of California San Francisco fell victim to a…
When ransomware hits, there are always 3 questions. How much? Did they pay? And the big one: How did the crooks get in?