ransomware

27 06, 2017

Petya Ransomware Attack: What We Know So Far

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Petya (or NotPetya) spread quickly across Europe and the US, affecting business, government agencies and critical infrastructure
14 06, 2017

Beware ErraticGopher

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Another Microsoft Patch Tuesday party yesterday, fixing lots of vulnerabilities that have been exploited in the wild — with some really stellar exploit names
15 05, 2017

Does WannaCry Mark a New Era of Global, Distributed Cybercrime?

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In 2017, the Skybox Security Research Lab predicted a new business model, distributed cybercrime, which it predicted would result in a global malware outbreak. WannaCry was an example of such an outbreak.
6 03, 2017

A Brief History of Distributed Cybercrime

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How did we get to a point where ransomware could force a major hospital to operate entirely on paper or a major city to provide public transit rides for free? The answer: lots and lots of easy money.
22 02, 2017

LogicLocker Brings Ransomware to SCADA Networks

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It may only be a POC, but LogicLocker is teaching a valuable lesson on the risks distributed cybercrime pose to critical infrastructure
25 02, 2016

Locky Ransomware Infects 100K Endpoints per Day

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Newly surfaced ransomware is infecting on a mass scale, and its “user friendliness” is pointing to the growing trend of malware as a service
18 02, 2016

Ransomware sets sights on businesses, LA hospital pays up

By | February 18th, 2016|Cybersecurity|Comments Off on Ransomware sets sights on businesses, LA hospital pays up on Ransomware sets sights on businesses, LA hospital pays up

Hollywood Presbyterian pays $17K to cybercriminals after crypto-ransomware locks employees out of network. Joins a string of businesses who find themselves cyber hostages and have paid the price.