For the seventh quarter in a row, Cisco Talos Incident Response (CTIR) has observed ransomware dominating the threat landscape. The top variants between November 2020 and January 2021 were Ryuk and Vatet. Cisco Talos has also observed variants of Egregor and WastedLocker continuing to target organizations across the globe.
Cisco has today published its DNS Security Report, which analyzes malicious DNS activity and threats that occurred between January and December of last year. The report examines data from Cisco Umbrella, the company’s cloud-based network security platform, finding that cryptomining malware affected a vast majority of customers in 2020, generating
Sophos has today published the Sophos 2021 Threat Report, which flags how ransomware and fast-changing attacker behaviours, from advanced to entry-level, will shape the threat landscape and IT security in 2021. The report, written by SophosLabs security researchers, as well as Sophos’ threat hunters, rapid responders, and cloud security and