Ransomware Health

Black Market Price of Ransomware Health Data Drops

As the price for ransomware health data drops, experts warn of increased attacks The free market mechanism seems to be working just fine in the black market for ransomware health data.  The...
Secdo talk lessons learned in the aftermath of WannaCry & EternalBlue

Secdo talk lessons learned in the aftermath of WannaCry & EternalBlue

The experts at Secdo detail practical steps for detection and prevention Secdo remind us all that we should not be deluded into the false notion that there is a solution that can...
ayehu

C-Suite Priorities: Protecting against ransomware with cyber security incident response

Security executives are under increasing pressure to keep sensitive networks, systems and data safe from threats which are rapidly increasing in both frequency as well as complexity. It’s no surprise, then,...
WannaCry

WannaCry ransomware devours PCs across the globe

WannaCry wreaks havoc; Britain’s NHS is still in the ER Unless you have been hiding under a rock the past few days or on the manned mission to Mars, you have heard...
Symantec

Symantec claims attackers frequently used very simple tools and tactics to make a big...

Symantec points out that Zero-day vulnerabilities and sophisticated malware now tend to be used sparingly and attackers are increasingly attempting to hide in plain sight According to the Symantec ISTR April 2017,...
healthcare ransomware

Forget Obamacare, healthcare ransomware is more urgent!

Another day and another healthcare ransomware attack The latest healthcare ransomware target - Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) in Buffalo, N.Y.  ECMC and its long-term care at Terrace View facility got hit...
databases vulnerabilities

Contributed Post: Ransomware Evolves into a Threat to Databases

The scourge of ransomware is undoubtedly the most serious cyber security concern for home users and organizations these days. It revolves around taking important data hostage and demanding money, usually hard-to-trace...
Healthcare cyber security

Healthcare Cyber Security a Bit Under the Weather

A recent Healthcare cyber security report from Evolve IP, found that more than two-thirds of healthcare organizations have employees with compromised email credentials. Of these compromised accounts, 76 percent included actionable password...
malvertising

The Growing Threat of Malvertising

Malvertising Campaign Targets Adult Websites to Distribute Ramnit Worm A new malvertising campaign has been discovered using popular adult websites (each with several million visits per month) to target primarily Canadian and...
increase in ransomware

2016 Saw a Massive 752 Percent Increase in Ransomware

Trend Micro’s latest 2016 security roundup reveals a huge increase in ransomware families Trend Micro today released its annual security roundup report, "2016 Security Roundup: A Record Year for Enterprise Threats," which...
RSA conference 2017

RSA Conference 2017 Halftime Recap

We are almost halfway through the RSA conference 2017 for this year, below is a recap of the headlines so far RSA Conference 2017 - Microsoft calls for establishment of a digital...