IBM Security Report: Ransomware Top Cyber Threat in 2020
Ransomware was 2020’s top cyber threat & comprised 23% of cyberattacks, the IBM Security “2021 X-Force Threat Intelligence Index” shows.
CISA Fact Sheet: How to Prevent, Mitigate Ransomware Attacks
CISA task force releases ransomware attack prevention & mitigation fact sheet to help organizations boost cybersecurity.
Axio Launches Free Ransomware Preparedness Assessment Tool
SaaS cyber risk management platform provider Axio releases Ransomware Preparedness Assessment tool to help organizations guard against ransomware attacks.
Cyber Insurance Indirectly Aids Ransomware Groups, UK Expert Asserts
The U.K.’s former top cybersecurity official warned companies not to meet hackers’ ransomware demands, a report said.
CISA Pushes Ransomware Public Awareness Campaign
To combat ransomware, a Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) public awareness campaign features training, alerts, information & more.
Ransomware 2020: Notable Attack Trends
The pandemic has led to a rapid and dramatic increase in the number of successful cyberattacks. BlackBerry breaks down the trends.
Sophos Research: ‘Ghost’ Credentials Used in Nefilim Ransomware Attack
Sophos discovers a Nefilim ransomware attack in which an unmonitored account belonging to a deceased employee was used to infiltrate over 100 systems.
New Task Force Taps Public, Private Sectors to Combat Ransomware
The Institute for Security and Technology (IST) launches Ransomware Task Force to combat ransomware attacks.
Cybereason, Intel Partner for Hardware-Enabled Ransomware Prevention
Endpoint security software provider Cybereason & Intel introduce CPU-based threat detection to identify & eradicate ransomware.