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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.

2021-04-06T15:41:21-07:00April 6th, 2021|Cybersecurity|

Ransomware Breaches and Class Action Lawsuits

While some organizations are waking up to the fact the ransomware attacks are in fact data breaches, unless perhaps data exfiltration technology can prove otherwise, many are still opting to sweep the attack under the carpet.

2021-02-15T12:26:04-08:00February 15th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Data Exfiltration, Ransomware|

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.

2021-01-20T08:12:19-08:00January 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.

2021-01-11T19:40:01-08:00January 11th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Press Release|

Insider Threats: Mitigating the Risks of Data Exfiltration

In addition to the dramatic rise in ransomware during 2020, many organizations face an even more imminent danger, the insider threat. Leading analyst firm Forrester expects insiders to be responsible for a third of breaches in 2021, up 8% from 2020, mostly due to the increase in remote working.

2021-01-19T12:02:26-08:00December 4th, 2020|Cybersecurity, Ransomware|

Mitigating Ransomware and Cyber Risk in the Hybrid Workforce

If 2020 has taught IT security leaders anything, it’s that remote workers are more vulnerable to cyberattacks and ransomware, and the tools that they thought would protect them outside the walls of the corporate environment simply didn’t in many cases.

2021-01-10T20:29:21-08:00October 13th, 2020|Cybersecurity, Ransomware|