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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|

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|

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.

2021-05-06T03:46:55-07:00February 15th, 2021|Cybersecurity, Data Exfiltration, Ransomware|

The State of Ransomware in 2020

Ransomware cyberattacks are a big business, so big in fact, that research anticipates a business is attacked by a cybercriminal every 11 seconds and damage costs from these attacks will hit around $20 billion by 2021. In 2020, we’ll be tracking the publicized ransomware cyberattacks each month and sharing them with you via this blog. [...]

2021-07-21T17:03:33-07:00January 6th, 2021|Ransomware|

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.

2021-05-06T03:32:20-07:00December 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.

2021-05-06T03:44:17-07:00October 13th, 2020|Cybersecurity, Ransomware|