Tag Archives: Ransomware
Ransomware attacks are on the rise, businesses need to take steps to protect themselves. Learn what ransomware is, how it works, and how to protect yourself.
Sophos surveyed more than 300 retailers in 2021, and it found that 300 of them had been hit with ransomware attacks.
The National institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has released a new document called: cybersecurity framework profile for ransomware risk management. The document contains detailed steps that you can take to reduce the risk of infection and it has was to prevent ransomware attacks. They outline these basics NIST has provided the basic and best […]
Everyone Hates Ransomware Attacks and we should learn their strategy. Ransomware is a type of malware that is installed onto computers through malicious emails. The ransomware encrypts the computers data and then requires the victims to purchase a decryption key. Once the data is encrypted the hackers will demand a ransom, which can set you […]
A group of hackers from Iran are targeting worldwide companies that use public-facing Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and infecting them with the Dharma Ransomeware. The attackers would lunch their campaign by first scaning ranges of IPs for hosts that contained these vulnerable RDP ports like 3389 which is the default RDP port, afterwards attempt weak […]
The DHS Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has issued an alert regarding an on going Nefilim ransomware campaign, after the New Zealand Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ) issuing an alert as well. Nefilim ransomware is the successor of Nemty ransomware and was first discovered in February 2020. The developers of the ransomware conduct […]
As the Covid-19 pandemic rises scammers are now using the fear of the public to capitalize by using a method of email phishing to steal money and data. World Health Organisation Advice There has been a growing confusion around the next steps to take, scammers can slip through the cracks. Health advice emails, advising people […]
Hackers are using a Fake Windows Update email to inject cyborg ransomware. The email campaign has been found during the latest Windows 10 November 2019 update that was release. Users are getting fake emails regarding this update Windows update and it states that you should download the update attached. This attachment is not a Windows […]
The Hackers have been exploiting the “unquoted path” flaw in the Bonjour updater in iTunes for Windows to deliver BitPaymer/iEncrypt ransomware. The Researchers from Morphinsec Labs have identified this flaw with Bonjour updater back in August the team from Morphisec immediately disclosed the vulnerability to Apple. Apple has recently patched the flaw for Windows. Windows […]
The FBI released a new public announcement about the ongoing ransomware threat. They stated that the attacks are becoming more targeted and with losses increasingly more damaging. HOW DOES RANSOMWARE INFECT ITS VICTIMS? The new public message lists the common infection vectors; namely, email phishing campaigns, Remote Desktop Protocol vulnerabilities and software vulnerabilities. IF MY […]