About Darren Williams

Dr. Williams is the founder and CEO of BlackFog, Inc. In the wake of increasing privacy concerns across the world Dr. Williams founded BlackFog to combat the growing number of applications and online sites that breach your privacy rights. With more than 20% of online activity associated with data profiling it was clear that something had to be done to curb this growing threat. Unlike companies that focus on malware and viruses this new category focuses specifically on data loss prevention, ransomware and malvertising.

Anti Data Exfiltration (ADX) Versus Data Loss Prevention (DLP)

Organizations have spent years developing and implementing different solutions for keeping sensitive data secure. While the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) model has been one of the most popular approaches for addressing these security pain points, Anti Data Exfiltration (ADX) provides a new solution to this problem.

2021-09-15T01:34:02-07:00September 14th, 2021|Data Exfiltration|

Anonymous Ransomware Attack Tools

Over the last few years, leaked data from some of the most devastating cyberattacks has found its way onto the Dark Web, a trend that seems to be increasing with the notable rise in double extortion ransomware attacks. Ransomware attack tools are routinely used to carry out these attacks. Every day [...]

2021-06-22T00:37:59-07:00June 22nd, 2021|Ransomware|

BlackFog License Key Activation

BlackFog provides essential protection from cyberattack using on-device data exfiltration. In order to activate the application on your device it is necessary to apply the license key as detailed below. First you will need to download and install the application onto your device. Please download the application for your device from [...]

2021-06-21T18:03:07-07:00June 21st, 2021|

Zero Trust Architecture and Data Exfiltration: What this means for you

Cyberattacks like the Colonial Pipeline attack have become disturbingly frequent. The US Federal government is now mandating a Zero trust architecture across all departments. We look at how data exfiltration is an important part of this new mandate.

2021-06-07T21:53:04-07:00June 7th, 2021|Data Exfiltration|

The Shift from Ransomware to Data Theft Extortion

With data theft extortion, instead of a single ransom demand, there may be hundreds or thousands. In most cases, cybercriminals are adopting a dual-revenue model where a single, large-scale ransom demand is accompanied by individual ransoms for affected parties.

2021-07-21T16:20:58-07:00May 18th, 2021|Data Exfiltration, Ransomware|

A New Look at Cryptojacking: An Underreported Security Threat

With a significant increase in value of cryptocurrencies over the past year, 2021 is on pace to exceed 2018 as the “year of cryptojacking”. Cryptojacking experts are seeing steady upward momentum every year, along with new threats and risks.

2021-05-10T20:01:05-07:00April 6th, 2021|Cybersecurity|

Data Exfiltration Prevention and the Top 10 Cyberattacks of 2020

Looking back at the cyberattacks of 2020, selecting what we see as the top 10 was no easy task. Attacks were frequent, particularly when it came to ransomware, which rose seven-fold last year. We discuss how data exfiltration prevention could have stopped the top 10 cyberattacks of 2020.

2021-07-14T07:18:38-07:00January 20th, 2021|Data Exfiltration, Cybersecurity|

BlackFog Partners with Evolve Cybersecurity Insurance for Ransomware Protection

BlackFog partners with Evolve cybersecurity insurance specialist in the United States for cyberthreat protection and to mitigate the risks associated with ransomware.

2021-05-06T03:21:38-07:00January 11th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Press Release|