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Ransomware

Ransomware incidents along with prevention, mitigation and recovery products for Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs).

DHS, FBI Issue Ransomware Alert for SamSam MSIL/Samas.A

The FBI & Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issue an alert for SamSam ransomware — also known as MSIL/Samas.A. Here are the warning details.

How to Defend Against SamSam Ransomware Attacks

14 steps to mitigate and/or avoid SamSam MSIL/Samas.A ransomware attacks, according to The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) & the FBI.

U.S. Feds Peg Iranian Hackers as SamSam Ransomware Masterminds

The U.S. Justice Department has charged two Iranian nationals as the masterminds behind the destructive SamSam ransomware attacks that hit infrastructure in four U.S. cities earlier this year.

Datto Channel Ransomware Report: 92% of MSPs Expect Ongoing Attacks

Ransomware is the leading cyberattack experienced by small & medium-sized businesses (SMBs), a report from Datto shows.

SamSam Ransomware Attacks Hit Nearly 60 U.S. Organizations in 2018

The cyber kidnappers behind SamSam ransomware attacks in Atlanta and Colorado earlier this year have hit nearly 70 organizations worldwide in the last 10 months, Symantec research estimates.

Perch Security: Hackers Use Ryuk Ransomware to Collect $640K

Master managed security services provider (MSSP) Perch Security finds cybercriminals have used Ryuk ransomware to secure at least $640,000 from global orgs.

Port of San Diego Ransomware Attack: Bitcoins Demanded

The Port of San Diego ransomware attack disables agency’s systems for issuing park permits, requests for public records and general business services.

Atlanta Ransomware Attack Recovery Costs: $17 Million Total?

Atlanta ransomware attack recovery costs may total as much as $17 million & city officials continue to investigate the incident, a new report indicates.

SamSam Ransomware’s $6 Million Payment Haul: Sophos Analysis

SamSam ransomware generates nearly $6 million in payments from victims, Sophos estimates. Here’s a look at the malware’s impact so far.

How to Deal with Ransomware: Mitigate the Damage, Don’t Pay the Ransom

Organizations continue to be faced with a tough ransomware dilemma: Pay the ransom or rely on contingency plan to regain access to critical files and systems. Delta Risk offers this advice.