ransomware Tag

The need for organisations to guard against the dangers of ransomware is not new, yet never has the threat to data been so pervasive as in 2022. In addition to the perpetually ongoing growth in the scale and sophistication of the capabilities which threat actors possess, there’s been the requirement for businesses to rapidly shift to work-from-home models since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic –...

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Despite a recent decline in attacks, ransomware still poses significant threats to enterprises, as the attacks against healthcare organizations demonstrated this month. It is also becoming more capable. In particular, ransomware writers are aware that backups are an effective defense and are modifying their malware to track down and eliminate the backups. Ransomware targeting backups Ransomware will now delete any backups it happens to come across along...

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In our previous stories, you might have already read about various campaigns warning how threat actors are capitalising on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in an attempt to infect your computers and mobile devices with malware or scam you out of your money. Unfortunately, to some extent, it's working, and that's because the attack surface is changing and expanding rapidly as many organisations and business tasks are...

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