New ransomware Epsilon Red discovered - how it works
New ransomware Epsilon Red has been found by Sophos researchers who detail the tools, techniques, procedures, and behaviour of the attackers behind it.
How to shore up cyber-defences of financial institutions for the future
Accenture’s latest research defined four key risks: Supply chain attacks, cyber-fraud, insider threats and extortion and ransomware.
Report reveals which industries are most vulnerable to new ransomware attacks
Zscaler has announced its new Ransomware Report highlighting the most prolific ransomware actors, their attack tactics, and the industries being targeted.
Ransomware attacks surge in 2021, Triple Extortion threat comes to light
Ransomware attacks have seen 102% increase this year compared to the beginning of 2020, and there are no signs of it slowing down.
A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Many significant cybersecurity events have occurred since the year 2000 — not every one of them ‘firsts’, but all of them correlating with a change in security behaviour or protection.
The current state of ransomware — and its future
Discoveries made by analysts at Sophos have unearthed a new development: ransomware code appears to have been shared across ‘families’, and some of the ransomware groups seemed to work in collaboration more than in competition with one another.
The rising threat of human-controlled ransomware
Until recently, most ransomware attacks have been automated affairs. But things are changing, writes Attivo Networks regional director for A/NZ Jim Cook.
Sophos deconstructs Dharma, the 'fast food franchise' ransomware
"Dharma is fast-food franchise ransomware: widely and easily available to just about anyone,” says a Sophos threat researcher.
The real winner of 2019? Ransomware
Trend Micro discovered a 10% increase in ransomware detections, despite a 57% decrease in the number of new ransomware families.
Opinion: 4 Ransomware trends to watch in 2019
Recorded Future's Allan Liska looks at the past big ransomware attacks thus far to predict what's coming this year.
Ransomware infection? Here’s how you control the damage
Ransomware has evolved to be more sophisticated and targeted, and remains a threat to businesses of all sizes.
Just how dark is the dark web? The rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service
These packages allow individuals with little technical skill, to attack businesses and individuals with relative ease.