"Ransomware" Posts

SpyCloud Report: 90% of Companies Affected by Ransomware in 2022

Many global businesses are struggling with ransomware and lack confidence in their cybersecurity strategies, a report from SpyCloud shows.

Critical Cloud Security Gaps Benefit Attackers, Plague Defenders, Orca Security Report Finds

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The average attacker needs to find only 3 weaknesses in the cloud to exfiltrate data or hold an organization for ransom, Orca reports.

Cybersecurity Report: Half of Organizations’ Global Supply Chains Compromised by Ransomware Attackers

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Ransomware attacks impact half of global organizations, but only 25% share threat information with their MSP and MSSP partners, report finds.

Ransomware Attack Knocks Out Leading Library Book Distributor’s Systems and Services

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Baker & Taylor hires third-party vendor to restore impacted product ordering system, phones, service centers and electronic data exchange.

Ransomware Research: 10 Key Findings, Five Ways to Defend Against Hijackers

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Barracuda reports an increase in attacks across the most highly targeted industries, with those on critical infrastructure quadrupling.

NCC Cybersecurity Study: Notorious Lazarus Group Returns to Crypto, Ransomware Prominence

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The escalation in ransomware attacks comes amid the rise of new threat actors, with newcomer Lockbit 3.0 taking the top spot, NCC reports.

Ransomware Groups Can Adapt Malware Code to Different Operating Systems Simultaneously, Kaspersky Research Finds

RedAlert and Monster ransomware groups have struck different operating systems without resorting to multiplatform languages.

MSPs and MSSPs Be Advised, New Ransomware Variants Have Nearly Doubled in Six Months, Fortinet reports

The explosive growth in ransomware can be mainly attributed to ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) becoming increasingly popular on the dark web.

Cyberattacks on Hospitals Gaining Momentum, Requiring Triage from MSSPs

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MSSPs take note, many hospitals do not have the bandwidth or resources to protect their internet systems from cyberattacks.

Identity Cyberattacks, Microsoft 365 Dominate Cybersecurity Incidents, Expel Research Finds

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How cyberattacks & business email compromise (BEC) hackers overcome multi-factor authentication (MFA) to hit Microsoft 365, according to Expel research.