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SolarWinds Attackers Targeting Resellers, Service Providers: Microsoft

The Russian-based cybercrime group responsible for the high-profile attack on software maker SolarWinds last year is continuing to take aim at the global supply...

Multi-Party Cyberattacks Lead to Big Losses: Security Researchers

The attacks on SolarWinds and Kaseya over the past year put a spotlight on how an attack on a single company can have downstream...

ThycoticCentrify Ransomware Report: 83 Percent of Victims Paying Ransom

The bulk of companies hit by ransomware are deciding that paying the ransom is the best and fastest way to get their businesses back...

Application Security is Key to Stopping Ransomware, Vendor Says

Recent news headlines have shown how vulnerable even large companies with many resources at their disposal are to ransomware. While these attacks may feel...

After Springhill: Assessing the Impact of Ransomware Lawsuits

A lawsuit working its way through the courts could have a lot to say about the liabilities facing organizations that have been hit by...

Microsoft Azure Attack Illustrates Ongoing DDoS Threats

Officials with Microsoft’s Azure public cloud said the company in late August was able to stave off a record distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against...

Becoming a Cybercriminal Keeps Getting Easier

Zero-day vulnerabilities are no longer exclusively for elite hackers. There are now automated scripts available on GitHub so even novice hackers can explore these...

New Python-based Ransomware Encrypts Virtual Machines Quickly

Sophos cybersecurity researchers have discovered a Python-based ransomware operation that escalated from a compromised corporate network to encrypted virtual machines in just three hours. VMware...

Qualys Automates Ransomware Risk Assessment

Qualys this week launched a new Ransomware Risk Assessment Service that's designed to help enterprises understand their potential exposure to ransomware and automate the...

White House, Congress Target Ransomware Payments

The surge in ransomware attacks in the last year have spurred attempts by government officials to bolster cybersecurity defenses, and those actions advanced on...

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