Morphisec announced the launch of the Anti-Ransomware Assurance Suite. This innovative offering aims to help organizations pre-emptively reduce exposure to cyber risk, proactively prevent advance threats and ensure optimal anti-ransomware defense. Powered by Automated Moving Target Defense (AMTD),Read More…

Veritas Technologies has announced enhancements to Veritas Backup Exec, the unified backup and recovery solution trusted by more than 45,000 small and midsize businesses (SMBs) worldwide. The latest updates include malware detection capabilities, role-based access control and additional optimizations for fast backup and recovery of business-critical data. With ransomware attacksRead More…

Sophos has released its annual 2024 Sophos Threat Report, with this year’s report detailing “Cybercrime on Main Street” and the biggest threats facing small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). According to the report, in 2023, nearly 50% of malware detections for SMBs were keyloggers, spyware and stealers, malware that attackers useRead More…

After an encouraging decline in 2022, the ransomware landscape saw a major escalation in the frequency, scope, and volume of attacks, resulting in victims paying out over US$1.1 billion in cryptocurrencies to cyber criminals last year. The findings, which are part of Chainalysis’ upcoming 2024 Crypto Crime Report, also highlightedRead More…

Unit 42 Threat Intelligence analysts have noticed an escalation in Medusa ransomware activities and a shift in tactics toward extortion, characterised by the introduction in early 2023 of their dedicated leak site (DLS) called the Medusa Blog. Medusa threat actors use this site to disclose sensitive data from victims unwillingRead More…

By Edwin Weijdema, Field CTO EMEA and Lead Cybersecurity Technologist at Veeam Ransomware first rose to dominance as cybercriminals’ main weapon of choice way back in 2020. Since then, it has been top of the global security agenda, plaguing businesses, public services and individuals alike. Organisations have had to quicklyRead More…

Positive Technologies experts have presented a study of the Q3 2023 cybersecurity threatscape. The share of malware attacks remained unchanged from Q2 at 45%. The advent of decryption tools reduced the effect of encryption malware, causing its share to shrink. Ransomware gangs now threaten to publish stolen information without encrypting the compromisedRead More…