ransomware

Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack
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cyber attacks

Hackers publish Bombardier data in wide-reaching FTA cyber attack

Hackers compromise the data of 25 firms as part of an attack against Accellion's legacy FTA application
24 Feb 2021
Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security
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cyber security

Experts blast SMBs' “head in the sand” approach to cyber security

From failing to patch exposed VPNs to meeting ransom demands, businesses are playing a role in fuelling the threat landscape
23 Feb 2021
MacBook users warned against EvilQuest ransomware
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ransomware

MacBook users warned against EvilQuest ransomware

The malware aims to encrypt macOS devices, which are typically less affected by ransomware
19 Feb 2021
HelloKitty ransomware gang behind CD Projekt hack
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ransomware

HelloKitty ransomware gang behind CD Projekt hack

Emsisoft CTO tells IT Pro that the sensitive data obtained by the attackers 'will most likely be leaked'
10 Feb 2021
The truth about ransomware
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Security

The truth about ransomware

Data-stealing malware can bring the biggest business to its knees – but what is the real ransomware risk, and how do you safeguard against it?
9 Feb 2021
The truth about ransomware
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Security

The truth about ransomware

Data-stealing malware can bring the biggest business to its knees – but what is the real ransomware risk, and how do you safeguard against it?
9 Feb 2021
Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack
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ransomware

Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt hit by ransomware attack

Hackers claim to have accessed unreleased Witcher 3 source code and threaten to leak it unless a payment is made
9 Feb 2021
What is WannaCry?
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WannaCry

What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
4 Feb 2021
Ransomware report
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Whitepaper

Ransomware report

The global state of the channel
4 Feb 2021
The business guide to ransomware
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ransomware

The business guide to ransomware

Everything you need to know to keep your company afloat
4 Feb 2021
Ransomware made MSPeasy
The MSP's guide to ransomware - whitepaper from Dattowhitepaper
Managed service provider (MSP)

Ransomware made MSPeasy

The MSP's guide to saving the day
4 Feb 2021
Weekly threat roundup: macOS, VMware and SolarWinds
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: macOS, VMware and SolarWinds

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
4 Feb 2021
Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay
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ransomware

Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay

Coveware data shows that the average payment decreased by 34% to £112,800 in the fourth quarter of 2020
3 Feb 2021
Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities
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VMware

Hackers encrypt virtual hard disks using two VMWare ESXi vulnerabilities

Hypervisor flaws enable hackers to send requests to devices and take control
2 Feb 2021
Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack
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ransomware

Outsourcing giant Serco hit by ransomware attack

Cyber criminals deployed the Babuk ransomware to encrypt more than 1TB of data belonging to the firm behind NHS Test and Trace
1 Feb 2021
UKRI services taken offline after ransomware attack
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ransomware

UKRI services taken offline after ransomware attack

The cyber attack affected a number of UKRI's web assets, with hackers encrypting some data
1 Feb 2021
NetWalker ransomware mastermind indicted in Florida
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ransomware

NetWalker ransomware mastermind indicted in Florida

FBI also launches an international investigation into the NetWalker operation
28 Jan 2021
Insurers defend ransomware payouts
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ransomware

Insurers defend ransomware payouts

The Association of British Insurers suggests firms will struggle without the cover
27 Jan 2021
Your essential guide to internet security
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Security

Your essential guide to internet security

We explain how to ensure both you and your business remain safe online
27 Jan 2021
Best ransomware removal tools
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ransomware

Best ransomware removal tools

The top free and paid toolkits available right now to protect you from hackers
22 Jan 2021
Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack
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Security

Hackers publish over 4,000 files stolen from SEPA in ransomware attack

1.2GB of data was taken from the Scottish regulator's digital systems on Christmas Eve
22 Jan 2021
Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million

The devastating strain is now among the most widely-deployed following several high-profile attacks in 2020
8 Jan 2021
Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware
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malware

Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware

The banking trojan has climbed back to the top of Check Point's Global Threat Index
7 Jan 2021