The rise of ransomware 2.0 | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

Ransomware is not a new trend and is certainly not one unknown to businesses. 2020 has seen attackers take full advantage of the chaos of COVID-19, with an explosive evolution of online extortion. Last year, nearly 40% of new ransomware families that were discovered used both data encryption and data…

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Cybersecurity 101: The Difference Between IT and OT Attacks | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

According to “2021 Cybersecurity: Assess Your Risk,” a new report from PMMI Business Intelligence, Information Technology (IT) attacks “specifically target the enterprise IT systems at a manufacturer, seeking to gain entry through vectors such as email, a CRM system, or an ERP program, which can span across an operation.” Operational…

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Apple, Epic Unveil Lines of Attack in App Store Trial | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Apple Inc. plans to argue at a trial that consumers and developers will suffer if Epic Games Inc. succeeds in upending how the iPhone maker’s app marketplace is run. The games maker will counter that Apple’s “anti-competitive” conduct allows it to profit at their expense. In the high-stakes antitrust fight…

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APKPure App Malware Bombards Users with Ads and Paid Subscriptions: How to Fix This in 3.17.19 Version? | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Users could sometimes not find the desired applications that they want to download in Google Play Store. However, there are no restrictions made if the users want to explore other sources to acquire the app. APKPure’s app is one of the best choices when considering a site to download your…

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Govt signs Five Eyes ransomware pledge | #ransonware | #ransonwareattack

In anticipation of international borders reopening , Australia has recommitted to collaborating with its Five Eyes counterparts on migration, foreign interference, child exploitation and cybercrime – including the growing threat of ransomware which received a new dedicated agreement. In one of her first major moves as Home Affairs Minister, Karen…

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Broward County Public Schools in US Hit by Ransomware Attack | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

The computer system of one of the nation’s largest school districts was hacked by a criminal gang that encrypted district data and demanded $40 million (roughly Rs. 293 crores) in ransom or it would erase the files and post students’ and employees’ personal information online. Broward County Public Schools said…

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Over 33% ICS computers faced cyberattacks in H2 2020: Report | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

The percentage of ICS computers attacked in the engineering and ICS integration sector grew by nearly 8 percentage points, said the report. New Delhi: Globally, the percentage of attacked ICS (industrial control system) computers in the second half of 2020 was 33.4 per cent, said a new report from cybersecurity firm…

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Apple, Epic Unveil Lines of Attack in App Store Trial | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

Apple Inc. plans to argue at a trial that consumers and developers will suffer if Epic Games Inc. succeeds in upending how the iPhone maker’s app marketplace is run. The games maker will counter that Apple’s “anti-competitive” conduct allows it to profit at their expense. In the high-stakes antitrust fight…

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Over 33% ICS computers faced cyberattacks in H2 2020: Report | #malware | #ransomware | #hacking

New Delhi: Globally, the percentage of attacked ICS (industrial control system) computers in the second half of 2020 was 33.4 per cent, said a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky. The percentage of ICS computers attacked in the engineering and ICS integration sector grew by nearly 8 percentage points, said the…

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