Ransomware


Ransomware attacks have nearly tripled as businesses have pivoted to remote workforces the last few months, which has put further strain on organizations already struggling to cope with the economic downturn. 60% of all ransomware attacks targeted SMBs more than any other industry Over $11.5 billion in damages for businesses hit by ransomware attacks […]

Infographic: Ransomware Is Something We Should Be Worried About


Researchers from Cybereason built a “honeypot” designed to look like an electricity company with operations across Europe and North America. The honeypot network was designed to analyze the tactics, techniques, and procedures used by state-sponsored groups and cybercrime actors targeting critical infrastructure providers. The research identified multiple attackers executing ransomware […]

Honeypot Identified Multistage Ransomware Attacks


By William Leichter, VP Product Management, Virsec As the fastest-growing malware threat, ransomware attacks are trending high in the news, targeting organizations and users of all types. Now, with the current COVID-19 pandemic stretching governments, healthcare systems and essential businesses thin, new research from Microsoft shows that ransomware attackers are actively making the […]

How to Ensure Your Company is Protected from Ransomware Attacks ...



In an open-source news flash today, the FBI, through its Infragard Partnership, and citing krebsonsecurity.com, said that Diebold Nixdorf, a provider of automatic teller machines (ATMs) and payment technology to banks and retailers, recently suffered a ransomware attack that disrupted some operations. Krebs on Security, known for frequently breaking the […]

Ransomware Hit ATM Giant Diebold Nixdorf





This is “In 2 Minutes,” brought to you by Brilliance Security Magazine, and today we will tell you what you need to know about Ransomware, specifically the 2017 Ransomware Report by Cybersecurity Insiders. Ransomware is a billion dollar cybercrime industry and is widely seen as the single biggest cybersecurity threat […]

In 2 Minutes: Ransomware, what you need to know