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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. [...]

2021-01-19T21:03:18-08:00January 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.

2021-01-19T12:02:26-08:00December 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|

Fileless PowerShell Attacks

Fileless PowerShell attacks are now the preferred weapon of choice for cyberattacks because they provide a number of techniques around existing security. Not least of all, the ability to run directly in memory and remotely download payloads.

2021-01-19T11:00:02-08:00February 20th, 2018|Network Protection, Online Safety, Privacy, Ransomware|

BlackFog Enterprise released with Dark Web protection

Unlike antivirus software which uses signature based techniques, BlackFog Enterprise uses next generation multivariant behavioral analysis to prevent attacks and reduce the total surface area exposed to cyber criminals. This includes blocks based on geography, DNS and network anomalies.

2021-01-12T16:40:37-08:00October 16th, 2017|Press Release, Privacy, Ransomware|

Petya cyberattack hits Europe and is quickly spreading

On the heels of the recent WannaCry attack, Europe has been hit with a new ransomware variant known as Petya. Ukraine reported ransom demands targeting the government and key infrastructure, and the Danish Maersk conglomerate said many of its systems were down. This ransomware used a software update and social engineering to download the malicious file, [...]

2021-01-12T08:26:06-08:00June 27th, 2017|Ransomware, Privacy|