Tag: ransomware attacks

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Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware

A recent report by Trend Micro suggests that SMBs are the weak link in IT supply chains. Ransomware is one of the many threats that small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) face on an almost daily basis. Attacks can damage their reputation and wallet and bring their day-to-day operations to... Read more

date3 months ago
Avast launches ransomware shield for small businesses

Avast launches ransomware shield for small businesses

Avast updated its Ransomware Protection functionality to give organizations an additional line of defense against ransomware threats. According to Avast, the number of ransomware threats rose by 24 percent in 2022 compared to 2021. Hence, Avast revealed a new way to protect small businesses agai... Read more

date3 months ago
Hackers target hotel and travel companies

Hackers target hotel and travel companies

The cyberattackers are using fake booking emails to phish. A hacker group tracked as TA558 has upped their activity this year, running phishing campaigns that target multiple hotels and firms in the hospitality and travel space, according to a report in BleepingComputer. The cyberattacker use... Read more

date4 months ago
BlackCat ransomware gang claims attack on Luxembourg power company

BlackCat ransomware gang claims attack on Luxembourg power company

The Black Cat ransomware takes charge of a cyberattack on a Luxembourg-based power company. On July 22 and 23, an attack on Encevo's energy and gas rail line corporation in Luxembourg contributed to network invaders trying to withdraw data. The connection to Black Cat, also recognized as ALPH... Read more

date4 months ago
Zscaler’s latest report raises red flags about ransomware

Zscaler’s latest report raises red flags about ransomware

Despite consistent efforts to thwart it, ransomware remains a persistent problem for businesses and consumers worldwide. Zscaler has released its latest report titled ThreatLabz 2022 Ransomware Report. The study has revealed the number and scope of ransomware attacks has grown unabated, generati... Read more

date6 months ago
Ransomware attack permanently shuts down American college

Ransomware attack permanently shuts down American college

Lincoln College in Illinois is forced to permanently close its doors after a ransomware attack at the end of last year. The attack caused such damage that fundraising was no longer possible. According to the college, the ransomware attack caused such damage to data and systems that recovery took... Read more

date7 months ago
Mimecast: 4 in 5 organizations have been attacked by ransomware

Mimecast: 4 in 5 organizations have been attacked by ransomware

An Mimecast survey found that organizations are confident in their ransomware preparedness despite consistently being the target of attacks. Mimecast Research this week announced the publication of its new report, “State of Ransomware Readiness: Facing the Reality Gap.” Over the past yea... Read more

date1 year ago
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