Nasuni introduces ransomware protection for file data
Nasuni recently introduced Nasuni Ransomware Protection. The solution protects unstructured file data against ransomware attacks.
Nasuni wants to better protect unstructured data against the risks of ransomware attacks. Nasuni Ransomware Protection provides 'inline' ransomware edge detection fun... Read more
Rubrik launches Rubrik Security Cloud
Rubrik introduced Rubrik Security Cloud, a solution for data security and ransomware protection across on-premises, cloud and SaaS workloads.
Ransomware is as damaging as it is prevalent. It remains the largest form of malware. The average cost of an attack is on the rise, as is the number of v... Read more
Car rental giant Sixt shut down following cyberattack
Car rental giant Sixt has been hit by a cyberattack. Non-essential systems were shut down in defence.
Germany's Sixt rents out cars from over two thousand locations in more than 100 countries. On 29 April, the organization shut down parts of its IT infrastructure to prevent a cyberattack. Only e... Read more
Fake Windows 10 updates spread Magniber ransomware
Magniber ransomware is being spread through Windows 10 updates found on fraudulent websites. The scheme was uncovered by technology website Bleeping Computer.
Bleeping Computer's forum recently received reports of fake Windows 10 updates installing ransomware. The reports concern Magniber, a var... Read more
‘Number of ransomware attacks rises by nearly 80 percent’
Ransomware attacks are on the rise. In a new survey by Sophos, two out of three organizations say they were hit in the past year.
Security provider Sophos questioned thousands of IT professionals worldwide. The State of Ransomware 2022-report sheds light on a growing problem. Ransomware persists... Read more
Conti leaks data from housing associations after attack on Sourcing Company
Ransomware group Conti leaked customer data of eight Dutch housing associations. The associations were attacked after a breach of their IT service provider, The Sourcing Company.
On March 27, Conti infiltrated the servers of The Sourcing Company. The Dutch IT service provider works for several h... Read more
Ransomware is an APT, so you should treat it as such
Research from Splunk's SURGe division shows that there are major differences between ransomware variants in how fast they operate. Why is that important for organizations to know? And what does that mean for Splunk's product offering?
We talk about the above and other issues with Johan Bjerke, P... Read more
Ransomware encrypts 100,000 files in 43 minutes
The average ransomware variant takes 43 minutes to encrypt 100,000 files.
SURGe, the study's author, says that reactive measures are no match for ransomware speeds.
SURGe is a research arm of Splunk. Recently, SURGe investigated the speed of encryption. The team unleashed ten common ... Read more
EU proposes rules for EU bodies to prevent cybersecurity attacks
The European Commission said that EU nations should establish a framework to manage cybersecurity threats at EU institutions amid fears about growing cyberattacks that might interrupt essential activities and gain unauthorized access to sensitive data.
The idea is part of a package of proposed E... Read more
Leaked ransomware documents show Conti is helping Putin
The hacker group works on behalf of Russia on an ad hoc basis.
A cache of 60,000 leaked chat messages and files from the notorious Conti ransomware group proves how the criminal gang is well connected within Russia, according to a report in Ars Technica.
The documents were reviewed by WIRED ... Read more