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Snake Ransomware Slithers Through Networks

Jordan Kadlec

Snake ransomware is the latest example of ransomware variants being used for targeting enterprises. Snake ransomware is being used to infiltrate business networks, gather administrative credentials,…

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Two Terrifying Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Jordan Kadlec

Ransomware dominated cybersecurity headlines throughout 2019, with cities and municipalities paying millions in ransom demands. Will 2020 and the beginning of a new decade bring the same threats?…

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Maze Ransomware Wreaks Havoc on Pensacola and Southwire

Jordan Kadlec

The group behind Maze ransomware claimed responsibility for two massive cyber attacks this week. On Monday, December 9th, Southwire Company was hit by a ransomware attack that disrupted manufacturing…

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Managed Service Providers Hit With Ransomware Attacks

Jordan Kadlec

According to cyber-liability insurance provider Beazley Insurance Company, ransomware attacks increased thirty-seven percent in the third quarter of 2019. Twenty-five percent of those incidents were…

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Raccoon Stealer Malware Service Gaining Popularity

Jordan Kadlec

Raccoon Stealer, a new and easy to use trojan malware, is providing cybercriminals with a simple means of stealing credit card data, passwords, and cryptocurrency. The malware has already infected…

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BitPaymer Ransomware Making Noise in World of Cybersecurity

Jordan Kadlec

Business-to-business payments provider, Billtrust, and German manufacturer, Pilz, were both hit by the ransomware strain dubbed BitPaymer last week. The ransomware has also been spotted exploiting a…

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Ransomware Attacks Continue to Wreak Havoc on the Healthcare Sector

Jordan Kadlec

Ransomware attacks have impacted 621 hospitals, healthcare centers, schools, and city entities as of the end of September. Through the ransomware attacks, an estimated $186 million in ransom has been…

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Ransomware Epidemic or the New Normal?

Jordan Kadlec

After several reports last year that showed ransomware attacks were in decline, a new report from McAfee shows attacks have doubled in 2019. The ‘epidemic’ we have been experiencing over the last…

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Fortnite Targeted by Syrk Ransomware

Jordan Kadlec

Fortnite, the second most popular video game of 2019, has been targeted by a ransomware variant dubbed as Syrk. Promising players an ‘aimbot’ for aiming more accurately while playing, and ‘ESP’ for…

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