In response to tightening security, it appears that ransomware hackers are adopting new methods. One gang, Lockbit 2.0, is now offering millions of dollars to employees who are willing to help them gain access to a network.
A new report from cybersecurity firm Sophos indicates that ransomware recovery costs have shot up in the past year, with the average case approaching $2 million in total expenses.
Suspects affiliated with a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) platform used in LockerGoga, MegaCortex, and Dharma ransomware attacks were detained in Ukraine and Switzerland.
2020 saw a spike in healthcare data breaches. A new report from cybersecurity firm Tenable finds that this spike can be overwhelmingly attributed to ransomware attacks.
Mandiant analyzed data published from ransomware attacks and discovered that they exposed sensitive OT information that could be used to analyze targets to craft sophisticated attacks.
The DOJ elevated the priority of ransomware attacks, comparing them to terrorism and directing U.S. Attorneys to coordinate investigations through the ransomware task force.
Ransomware groups have shifted from the automated, ‘spray and pray’ tactics of yesterday to highly targeted, human-operated ransomware attacks, carefully crafted to find and encrypt your data and cause maximum critical service disruption.
Ransomware attacks and cloud security are two of the most persistent cyber defense issues today. CISA is taking a major step in expanding public-private partnerships with a new initiative.
CISA issues urgent alert as threat actors actively exploit ProxyShell vulnerabilities on unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers to execute LockFile ransomware attacks.
FBI's annual internet crime report says cyber crime losses increased by almost two-thirds while ransomware attacks remain the greatest risk to critical infrastructure organizations.