Tag "ransomware"

Log4j vulnerability: A major disaster that the tech industry faced

by March 31, 2022

A serious cyber risk vulnerability was found in an open-source Apache Foundation which compromised the IT landscape, creating a meltdown in the tech world. Log4j is a logging utility …

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Evolving cyber threat tactics keeping businesses and individuals alike on their toes

by March 22, 2022

Soma Tah & Ashok Pandey   The burgeoning cybercrime marketplace offering Cybercrime-as-a-Service has not only made it easier for even …

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3 elements that form the foundation of ransomware data protection

by October 19, 2021

Ransomware protection can be overwhelming, especially when it needs to be within budget and rightly so. With the pandemic pushing 89 percent of Indian IT leaders to protect …

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Rise in Ransomware-as-a-Service, IoT Attacks and Cryptojacking

by July 25, 2019

Ransomware volume up 15% globally year to date Encrypted threats spike 76% IoT malware attacks up 55% Malware attacks across non-standard ports dip 13%

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UST Global keeps attackers at bay with Cisco Email Security

by January 28, 2019

“Cisco’s commitment to the security portfolio is evident from its security stack line staying on top of competition. Cisco chose UST Global as its first production customer to run the …

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BlackBerry Launches New Ransomware Recovery Solution

by August 8, 2018

BlackBerry Limited announced its next-generation BlackBerry Workspaces content collaboration platform, featuring a new ransomware recovery capability that allows organizations to quickly recover from cyber attacks. Despite even …

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eScan detects a new wave of Ransomware affecting India

by July 26, 2018

Last year WannaCry created havoc across the globe and due to its lateral movement; it had penetrated into the networks and skipped across the countries and continents. Furthermore, …

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Skybox Security: Crypto mining Replaces Ransomware as Most Popular Cybercrime Malware

by July 19, 2018

Skybox Security the release of its mid-year update to the vulnerability and Threat Trends Report which analyzes vulnerabilities, exploits and threats in play. The report, compiled by the team of …

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Bitdefender releases the ‘Total Security-Multi-Device’ ,All-in-one complete security shield

by May 31, 2018

Bitdefender, world’s leading security Solutions rolls out ‘Total Security-Multi-Device’ Bitdefender Total Security that delivers multiple layers of protection against ransomware. It uses behavioural threat detection to prevent infections and …

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Seqrite: ‘EternalBlue’ continues to be a popular threat actor among cybercriminals in 2018

by May 9, 2018

In its research report titled, ‘EternalBlue – A Popular Threat Actor of 2017-2018’, Seqrite revealed that it has detected more than 18 million hits of the exploit in advanced …

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Ransomware ‘Gold Rush’ looks finished, but Threat Remains

by May 3, 2018

Ransomware attacks grew in volume by over 400 percent in 2017 compared with the previous year. F-Secure attributes this growth to the WannaCry crypto worm in a …

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Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report: Ransomware still a top cybersecurity threat

by April 10, 2018

Ransomware attacks are a key cybersecurity threat for global organizations, warns Verizon 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). It is the most common type of malware, found in 39 percent of malware-related …

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2018 Could be the Year When Consumers Crush Ransomware

by April 6, 2018

Consumers finally have a chance to get the edge on ransomware gangs that have amassed billions of dollars in the past few years. F-Secure SAFE PC has protected users against …

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eScan: Key Trends In Security for 2018

by December 19, 2017

As we step into the new year, 2018 and embrace the fast-changing digital world, on the behind we leave a trail of 2017 marred with cyber-attacks which have been …

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KPMG Cybercrime Survey Report 2017

by December 18, 2017

69 percent of organisations are of the opinion that ransomware is a significant risk to them and 43 percent of organisations indicated that they have experienced ransomware attacks in the past …

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Over 2.3 million infections detected on Windows in Q2

by August 3, 2017

Over 2.3 million infections and 13 families of ransomware were detected on Windows in the second quarter of 2017, a new report revealed recently. According to Quick Heal Technologies, malware detections saw a drop …

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Trend Micro Detects SLocker Mobile Ransomware that Mimics WannaCry

by July 11, 2017

Trend Micro Incorporated a cyber security solution detected a new variant of mobile ransomware SLocker, notable for being an Android file-encrypting ransomware. This particular SLocker variant is the first mobile ransomware …

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Cyber Contraceptives for Digital India

by July 4, 2017

Vendors are upgrading antivirus solutions and also educating customers and users by giving guidelines and suggesting the best solutions to resolve queries From the first antivirus attack way back in …

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Safety against the Wrath of Ransomware

by June 30, 2017

The recent attack by Petya ransomware is another warning to organizations about the possible catastrophe of vulnerabilities in their networks or IT infrastructure. Petya Ransomware is spreading fast with Ukraine …

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Petya Ransomware: India worst hit in Asia

by June 30, 2017

Similar to WannaCry, Petya uses the Eternal Blue exploit as one of the means to propagate itself. However, it also uses classic SMB network spreading techniques, meaning that it can …

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