Ransomware groups are using increasingly sophisticated technology and infrastructure to carry out attacks while adopting new tactics to pressurize their victims such as recruiting your employees.
The cybercrime landscape is changing, and ransomware group tactics are shifting accordingly On January 14th, 2022, Russian authorities announced they had dismantled REvil, the aggressive ransomware groups that made headlines after successfully attacking Colonial Pipeline. Several of its leading members were arrested in a large-scale operation that took place over [...]
Industrialized cybercrime, critical infrastructure attacks and sky-high ransoms are just the beginning of ransomware as a service business models.
In 2020 and 2021 BlackFog measured publicly disclosed attacks globally. The 2021 ransomware attack report summarizes these findings and highlights the key trends as we enter 2022.
Following on from our State of Ransomware 2020 blog, we’ll be tracking the 2021 publicized ransomware attacks each month to share with you via this blog. This year we expect the number of attacks to increase and newer forms to become more sophisticated and disruptive.
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 [...]
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.
In this blog we’ll look at some of the ransomware myths and how data exfiltration prevention can facilitate compliance and mitigate risks associated with an attack.
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.
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. [...]