Ransomware: Why it’s still a big threat, and where the gangs are going next | #malware | #ransomware

Image: Getty Ransomware has been a cybersecurity issue for a long time, but last year it went mainstream.   Major ransomware attacks like those on Colonial Pipeline, the Irish Healthcare Executive and many others demonstrated how significant the problem had become as cyberattacks disrupted people’s lives. What was once a small…

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Maastricht University Recovers Bitcoin Ransomware Payment, Makes Huge Profit | #malware | #ransomware

(Photo : Maastricht University / Photo taken from official Maastricht University website) Maastricht University’s 2019 Bitcoin ransom payment has partially been reimbursed, and the victims of the ransomware have even profited money thanks to a more than tenfold increase in the value of the cryptocurrency. The University Was Hit With…

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Maastricht University Recovers Bitcoin Ransomware Payment, Makes Huge Profit | #malware | #ransomware

(Photo : Maastricht University / Photo taken from official Maastricht University website) Maastricht University’s 2019 Bitcoin ransom payment has partially been reimbursed, and the victims of the ransomware have even profited money thanks to a more than tenfold increase in the value of the cryptocurrency. The University Was Hit With…

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Tech Mahindra Partners with FireCompass to Launch Continuous Automated Red Teaming Assessment (CARTA) for Large Enterprises – Odisha Diary | #malware | #ransomware

Tech Mahindra Partners with FireCompass to Launch Continuous Automated Red Teaming Assessment (CARTA) for Large Enterprises – Odisha Diary Home National Tech Mahindra Partners with FireCompass to Launch Continuous Automated Red Teaming Assessment (CARTA) for Large Enterprises Original Source link

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Revisions to TSA pipeline cyber rules highlight delicate balance between fed goals, industry realities | #malware | #ransomware

In an aerial view, fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Dorsey Junction Station on May 13, 2021 in Woodbine, Md. Two directives issued in the wake of the May 2021 ransomware attack against the company have been revised in response to feedback from industry that some provisions are…

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Your Complete Guide of the Top 18 | #malware | #ransomware

The Center for Internet Security (CIS) controls are a relatively short list of high-priority, highly effective defensive actions that provide a “must-do, do-first” starting point for every enterprise seeking to improve its cyber defense. Initially developed by the SANS Institute and known as the SANS Critical Controls, these best practices…

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5 Security Breaches Reported in Which PHI was Potentially Compromised | #malware | #ransomware

Posted By HIPAA Journal on Jun 24, 2022 Patient Information Potentially Compromised in Atrium Health Phishing Attack A phishing incident has been reported by Charlotte, NC-based Atrium Health that exposed the protected health information of 6,695 patients who used its home health service, Atrium Health at Home. On April 7,…

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Tech Mahindra Partners with FireCompass to Launch Continuous Automated Red Teaming Assessment (CARTA) for Large Enterprises | #malware | #ransomware

Partnership to help customers add external attack surface management and testing to strengthen their cybersecurity protocols.   Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting, and business re-engineering services and solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with FireCompass, a leader in Autonomous Red Teaming and External Attack Surface Management….

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Bank Indonesia Suffers Ransomware Attack, Suspects Conti Involvement | #malware | #ransomware

Banks and financial institutions are always on a hacker’s target list. Cybercriminals recently targeted Bank Indonesia (BI), disrupting its operations temporarily. According to a report, the central bank of the Republic of Indonesia confirmed that it had sustained a ransomware attack. However, the bank also clarified that the attack did…

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AstraLocker Ransomware Shuts Down Operations, Plans to Go for Cryptojacking Instead | #malware | #ransomware

According to the threat actor behind the less well-known AstraLocker ransomware, they are ceasing operations and intend to transition to cryptojacking. (Photo : Pau Barrena/Getty Images)The Conti ransomware appears to be fading from public view. Is it really over or is it just a façade? What Does AstraLocker Ransomware Do?…

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Millions of hacking attempts daily as cybersecurity industry bleeds workers | #malware | #ransomware

The news: The cybersecurity field is burning out as mounting attacks take their toll. 45% of senior cybersecurity professionals are considering quitting the industry due to stress from unrelenting ransomware attacks, according to Deep Instinct’s annual Voice of the SecOps report. 4 in 10 UK cybersecurity leaders say they might…

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Deciphering cybersecurity ETFs in Europe | #malware | #ransomware

Cybersecurity valuations have been rocked this year along with many disruptive technology themes; yet from governments and businesses to ETF investors, money continues to pour into the sector. It is an industry that continues to enjoy exponential growth in line with the rollout of increasingly capable and scaled hardware and…

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