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What makes the perfect ransomware victim?
A recent report by cybersecurity company Kela has revealed findings on what the ideal victim looks like to the ransomware gangs of today.
FBI warns food and agriculture sector about ransomware attack increase impact
The FBI has issued a notification warning firms in the food and agricultural sector about the climbing number of ransomware attacks and how they impact the food supply chain.
Sextortion attacks costing victims over $8bn a year, FBI claims
The FBI has claimed sextortion complaints have seen a ‘massive increase’ since the start of 2021, with the total financial losses accounting for over $8m.
FBI finds cybercrime group has targeted US firms since November last...
The FBI has discovered that the OnePercent ransomware gang has been actively targeting US organisations since November 2020 as a ransomware affiliate.
CISA offers government and private sector guidance on ransomware prevention
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has shared guidance on how the government and private sector can prevent ransomware data breaches.
Will cyberspace be a battlefield for financial institutions?
The cyberspace race is heating up. Over the past year, the number of ransomware and general cyberattacks have increased dramatically, with more companies, individuals and even governments falling into digital bear traps. How will this growing problem impact financial institutions?
US Senate report finds government agencies failing to improve cyber posture
A report published by US Senate Committee has found only one of eight federal agencies showed improvements in strengthening their cybersecurity programs.
Most security professionals believe remote workers face weak security risk
A survey has found a majority of IT security professionals believe remote workers face bigger security risks due to being isolated from their companies’ security teams.
Ransomware attacks climb dramatically in first half of 2021
A mid-year report by internet security company SonicWall has found the number of ransomware attacks in H1 2021 has already outperformed the entire year of 2020.
Microsoft underlines heightened concern from call centre ransomware scheme
Microsoft has claimed a ransomware campaign employing bogus call centers to trick victims into downloading malware may be more dangerous than previously thought.