Following several notable ransomware incidents in 2021, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the nation’s risk advisor dedicated to building the national capacity to defend against cyberattacks, and Infosec, the leading cybersecurity education company, are sharing no-cost resources to help businesses keep their organization secure. Now more than ever, ransomware is a key challenge for organizations of all sizes, with 10% of all data breaches involving ransomware.
From wearables and baby monitors to defibrillators and industrial robots — Internet of Things (IoT) devices are slowly taking over our lives both in personal and business settings. However, so are cyber threats related to these devices. According to the data presented by the Atlas VPN team, based on the Global Cyberattack Trends report by SonicWall, in 2020, malware attacks on IoT devices spiked by 66% compared to 2019.
Cyber-attacks that have hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a “wake-up call,” Microsoft says. The computing giant said software vulnerabilities hoarded by governments have caused “widespread damage.” The latest virus exploits a flaw in Microsoft Windows first identified by US intelligence. There are fears of further “ransomware” […]
The malicious “ransomware” attacks that seized computers worldwide Friday and held those systems hostage are likely to worsen this week as millions of people return to work – forcing them to discover the hard way whether they have been affected, security analysts said. With much of the world still reeling from the digital breach that prevented people from receiving hospital care, a second wave of what European officials have called “the biggest ransomware attack ever” could be devastating.
NTT Security, the specialized security company of NTT Group, has launched its 2017 Global Threat Intelligence Report (GTIR), which analyzes global threat trends based on log, event, attack, incident and vulnerability data [1 October 2015 to 31 September 2016]. Analyzing content from NTT Group operating companies, including NTT Security, Dimension Data, NTT Communications, NTT Data, and data from the Global Threat Intelligence Center (formerly known as SERT), the report highlights the latest ransomware, phishing and DDoS attack trends and demonstrates the impact of today’s threats against global organizations.
Hackers infected 70 percent of storage devices that record data from D.C. police surveillance cameras eight days before President Trump’s inauguration, forcing major citywide reinstallation efforts, according to the police and the city’s technology office. City officials said ransomware left police cameras unable to record between Jan. 12 and Jan. 15.