Tag: ransomware

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Vulnerability in Black Basta ransomware enables decryption

Vulnerability in Black Basta ransomware enables decryption

Researchers have developed a tool to decrypt files affected by Black Basta ransomware. SRLabs has exploited a vulnerability in the Black Basta ransomware to develop a decryptor tool. This allows companies affected by the ransomware to recover their encrypted files without paying a ransom. The... Read more

date5 months ago
Explosive rise in ransomware attacks since 2022

Explosive rise in ransomware attacks since 2022

The number of ransomware attacks continues to increase worldwide. This is despite a previous dip in the number of attacks, NCC Group researchers note based on figures from November this year. Whereas in the month of October, NCC Group researchers noted a small dip in the number of global ransomw... Read more

date5 months ago
Remote ransomware on the rise: great danger to data

Remote ransomware on the rise: great danger to data

Major ransomware groups are increasingly using remote encryption in their attacks. Also called remote ransomware, this form of cybercrime has increased 62 per cent year-on-year This is according to data from Sophos. The groups Akira, ALPHV/BlackCat, LockBit, Royal and Black Basta are now using r... Read more

date5 months ago
FBI releases decryption tool for ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware victims

FBI releases decryption tool for ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware victims

The U.S. Department of Justice has released a decryption tool to combat the effects from the infamous ALPHV/BlackCat ransomware variant. Developed by the FBI, the tool allows more than 500 victims to regain access to their data. However, ALPHV/BlackCat argues that the tool is not as effective as it... Read more

date5 months ago
DataCore tackles challenges of unstructured data and ransomware

DataCore tackles challenges of unstructured data and ransomware

A true data explosion is happening, and DataCore sees a central role for itself. The Software-Defined Storage vendor is, therefore, looking at new possibilities with its technology. How is the company positioning itself for the new data age? According to DataCore, IT infrastructure can solve ple... Read more

date5 months ago
Share of LockBit 3.0 ransomware attacks hardly drops in Europe

Share of LockBit 3.0 ransomware attacks hardly drops in Europe

The share of ransomware attacks by the infamous LockBit 3.0 hackers is slowly declining. This is the conclusion of researchers from security specialist ZeroFox in a recent study. A slow decline is also visible in Europe, but it is almost negligible. According to ZeroFox researchers, the number o... Read more

date5 months ago
Digging deeper into software artifacts

Digging deeper into software artifacts

Software has artifacts. Spelled in correct English we would talk about artefacts, but because most of the planet's software artefacts exist (or were created in Silicon Valley), we tend to embrace the Americanization and say artifacts. But what are software artifacts, why do they exist in the first ... Read more

date5 months ago
Research: Malware no longer biggest cyberthreat to SMBs

Research: Malware no longer biggest cyberthreat to SMBs

For SMBs, malware is surprisingly no longer the biggest cyberthreat. It is now primarily the use of legitimate software, Huntress Labs researchers find. According to the researchers, malware is strikingly causing fewer and fewer security incidents among SMBs. In just over half of the cases studi... Read more

date6 months ago
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