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CrowdStrike

The Anatomy of Wiper Malware, Part 1: Common Techniques

This blog post is the first in a four-part series in which CrowdStrike’s Endpoint Protection Content Research Team will dive into various wipers discovered by the security community over the past 10 years. Our goal is to review in depth the various techniques employed by wipers that target the Windows operating system.

kroll

Q2 2022 Threat Landscape: Ransomware Returns, Healthcare Hit

In Q2 2022, Kroll observed a 90% increase in the number of healthcare organizations targeted in comparison with Q1 2022, dropping the final nail in the coffin for the “truce” some criminal groups instituted earlier in the COVID pandemic. Ransomware helped to fuel this uptick against healthcare as attacks increased this quarter to once again become the top threat, followed closely by email compromise.

Rubrik

Rubrik Ranked #31 on the 2022 Forbes Cloud 100

Rubrik is honored to again be named to the Forbes Cloud 100, the annual ranking of the top private cloud companies in the world. This list is comprised of some of the most respected and fastest-growing companies globally. We’re humbled to be alongside these innovative brands and to make this prestigious list for the sixth year in a row! As the pioneer in Zero Trust Data Security™, this recognition underscores Rubrik’s continued cybersecurity momentum.

Pentest People

Ransomware 2022: Facts and Statistics

In 2021, Ransomware Attacks cost businesses an estimated $11.5 billion. But that’s just the beginning of the story. What about all the other consequences of ransomware attacks? How do they affect businesses? In this blog post, we’ll take a look at some of the most important ransomware facts and statistics for 2021. We’ll also discuss what businesses can do to protect themselves from these devastating attacks.

netskope

Ousaban: LATAM Banking Malware Abusing Cloud Services

Ousaban (a.k.a. Javali) is a banking malware that emerged between 2017 and 2018, with the primary goal of stealing sensitive data from financial institutions in Brazil. This malware is developed in Delphi and it comes from a stream of LATAM banking trojans sourced from Brazil, sharing similarities with other families like Guildma, Casbaneiro, and Grandoreiro.

SecurityScorecard

SecurityScorecard Is One of Only Five Organizations to Partner with the Institute for Security and Technology's Ransomware Task Force to Create the Blueprint for Ransomware Defense

On August 4, the Institute for Security and Technology’s (IST) Ransomware Task Force (RTF) announced the release of its Blueprint for Ransomware Defense - a clear, actionable framework for ransomware mitigation, response, and recovery aimed at helping organizations navigate the growing frequency of attacks.

upguard

How Colleges & Universities Can Prevent Ransomware Attacks

In recent years, there has been increasing amounts of ransomware attacks on colleges and universities due to poor cybersecurity practices, a higher likelihood of ransom payment, and the value of information involved. The entire education sector performs poorly as a whole compared to other sectors when it comes to data security, and hackers are quickly taking notice.

Pentest People

The Threat of Ransomware to Businesses

Almost every business needs modern technology to stay competitive in their industry. This can even include housing proprietary company information and procedures on cloud platforms. Despite the business advantages digital transformation offers, it also opens up new risks you need to effectively manage. One risk that needs to be managed is the threat of a ransomware attack.