The increasing sophistication of ransomware attacks is costing businesses more than ever. Our recently released report, titled Ransomware: The True Cost to Business Study 2022, revealed that 73% of organizations suffered at least one ransomwar…
by Camille Singleton •
This post was written with contributions from IBM Security’s Sameer Koranne and Elias Andre Carabaguiaz Gonzalez. Operational technology (OT) — the networks that control industrial control system processes — face a more complex challenge than their IT counterparts when it comes to updating operating systems and software to avoid known vulnerabilities. In some cases, implementation […]
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by Teri Robinson •
“With the attention CVE-2021-44228 has received, I wouldn’t be surprised if we saw a third CVE related to #Log4j2,” Valtix Senior Security Analyst Davis McCarthy said last week. Those prophetic words turned out to be true just hours after …
In May 2017, Marcus Hutchins – AKA MalwareTech – became a hero for stopping WannaCry, a particularly nasty ransomware that spread quickly all over the world. Yet his fame also brought to light his troubled past as the teenage Black Hat hacker who…
by Jennifer Gregory •
The cybersecurity world is still feeling the effects of the 2017 WannaCry ransomware attack today. While the majority of the damage occurred in the weeks after May 12, 2017, WannaCry ransomware attacks actually increased 53% from January 2021 to March 2021. While researching my in-depth article WannaCry: How the Widespread Ransomware Changed Cybersecurity, I learned […]
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