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Locky Ransomware Infecting 90,000 Systems Daily

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 22, 2016 in Industry News
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Ransomware is quickly becoming a mainstream form of malware, according to the Clearwater, Fla.-based cybersecurity firm KnowBe4, and one driving factor is the significant amount of cash being racked up by the notorious Dridex banking Trojan gang with its new Locky strain.Locky was linked to...

Dear Locky: You have shown that signature-based detection is fundamentally impossible, but we still caught you!

Reading Time: 4 minutes  |  Published: March 17, 2016 in Blogs, Cyber Breach, Threat Detection, Uncategorized
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By: Carolyn Crandall CMOThe Dridex Locky ransomware strain by design isn’t any more sophisticated than its fellow ransomware Cryptowall, TeslaCrypt and others. However, it is said to be backed by the Russian Dridex criminal group, a known leader in banking malware and it has quickly...

Report: Ransomware will ‘wreak havoc’ on critical infrastructure

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: March 10, 2016 in Industry News
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A new report gives a stark warning that ransomware will “wreak havoc on America's critical infrastructure community” in 2016. The report, published by the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology (ICIT), compiled reported incidents of ransomware and predicted that previously exploited vulnerabilities will soon be utilized...

Hollywood hospital becomes ransomware victim

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 19, 2016 in Industry News
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A cyberattack launched against the Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center has forced staff to declare an "internal emergency" and left employees unable to access patient files.According to NBC, the Southern California hospital has been left unable to practice its usual day-to-day operations. The hospital's president and...

Cyber criminals turn to ransomware as victims pay out

Reading Time: < 1 minute  |  Published: February 16, 2016 in Industry News
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Foursys today shared the results of its IT security survey, conducted last month. The results, displayed here as an infographic, show that ransomware was behind 42 per cent of security breaches.More than 400 UK-based IT managers took part in the Foursys survey, revealing insights into...

Attivo Networks Enhances Platform to Detect All Classes of Cyber Threats

Reading Time: 2 minutes  |  Published: January 27, 2016 in Attivo (Company), Blogs, BOTsink Solutions, Threat Detection
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This week, Attivo Networks™ announced it has expanded its deception platform to include all classes of cyber threats, including reconnaissance, stolen credentials, phishing and ransomware attacks. The goal is nothing less than to defend Attivo customers from every form of cyber attack with real-time...