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As a major source of income for cyberthieves, bank targeting by means of ransomware attacks have become the crime of choice. As the name so suggests, ransomware operates by locking and encrypting files within a network until the user(s) provide appropriate payment (usually in bitcoin).Read More
South African financial services provider Liberty Holdings suffered from a cyber attack on Saturday according to the Sunday Times newspaper, as an external party demanded payment after revealing that sensitive data was collected.Read More
As the city of Atlanta took on a massive ransomware strike back in March 22, the repercussions have continued to grow exponentially, with the city’s municipal government chief information officer (CIO) revealing how the cyberattack was more far-reaching and costly than predicted.Read More
Tt’s been reported that Leominster Public Schools have been hit with ransomware.
After an unfortunate attack on April 14th, Superintendent of Schools, Paula Deacon, stated that they paid the $10,000 ransom in bitcoin in order to regain their files.Read More
On March 22nd, The City of Atlanta suffered a massive ransomware attack that led to a $52,000 ransom payout and unfortunately, they have yet to find a resolution - or an end to the millions of dollars they’ve already spent during the recovery process. As of now, the City of Atlanta has paid nearly $3 Million in contracts (and counting). It is unconfirmed whether or not they paid the ransom.Read More
We are excited to announce the immediate availability of reevert firmware 1.13.0 and reevert appliance OVA 1.13.0. This version will be available on Amazon Marketplace soon. You can upgrade your existing appliances by logging into the admin panel.Read More
A flaw in Cisco switches was the culprit of critical infrastructure attacks in numerous countries, according to a security report from the Cisco Talos team. The cyberattack reportedly affected 168,000 systems in the process.Read More
On Wednesday, Boeing stated that it was hit by a cyberattack. Boeing executives identified the malware as the WannaCry virus that hit thousands of computers in over 70 countries last year.
Atlanta is the latest ransomware victim during a broad-scale attack, targeting computers networks all across the city.
It was said to have affected various internal and external customer facing applications, ranging anywhere from court systems to payments. It is said that a ransom of $51,000 is being demanded to unlock all affected systems.Read More
Ransomware is quickly becoming one of the most pervasive and dangerous cyberthreats. The latest ransomware attacks can evade even the most robust enterprise security systems and quickly spread throughout a company, impairing user productivity and disrupting business for hours or even days.Read More
Another ransomware attack strikes again: this time in Davidson County, North Carolina. County computers were infected with a strain of ransomware last Friday.Read More
Cybersecurity threats are continuously evolving; IT systems administrators are tasked with constantly seeking better backup methods that can bring their information systems back online in the event of a malware attack.
It is now common knowledge that having an up-to-date or even a state of the art anti-virus program may not always protect a business from getting infected. There are always Zero-day or obscure security issues that can be exploited; not to mention the possibility of internal threats.Read More
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