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Ransomware
New email detection launched for Google Workspace to detect spear phishing
"Phishing is responsible for 95% of all breaches including the latest high-profile ransomware exploits."
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Ransomware
ManageEngine brings endpoint protection capabilities to enterprise customers
ManageEngine has added data loss prevention for endpoints, anti-ransomware and endpoint compliance capabilities to its unified endpoint management solution, Desktop Central.
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SaaS
Cohesity unveils new SaaS solutions to combat ransomware attacks
The security and governance offerings keep customers a step ahead of bad actors launching sophisticated ransomware attacks.
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Ransomware
What Google learned from analysing 80 million ransomware samples
"The stakes are becoming higher," says Google in its Ransomware Activity Report.
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Ransomware
Playing dumb no longer an option against ransomware reporting
Given the massive amounts of data enterprises hold, it may seem like an impossible task to prove what data was accessed and by whom. It isn’t. 
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Patching
Majority of IT security professionals find patching overly complex
Two-thirds of companies still haven't patched their systems. Yet organisations around the world are still being targeted by WannaCry ransomware attacks.
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How can businesses prepare for ransomware?
To prevent attacks, organisations should apply preventive security controls that reduce the attack surface and test those controls against a ransomware attack scenario.
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1 in 5 companies suffer ransomware attack - report
Almost 1 in 10 ransomware victims paid the ransom, according to a new report by Hornetsecurity.
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New sniper-like Python ransomware uncovered
This is one of the fastest ransomware attacks Sophos has ever investigated and it appeared to precision-target the ESXi platform.
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From ransomware to RansomOps: Why the ‘new kid on the block’ spells trouble for the unprepared enterprise
When teams have a clear view of all assets and treat them equally, then they are much closer to stopping attacks in their tracks.
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Cybersecurity
Hackers have evolved since COVID-19 but have cyber-defences kept pace?
It is critical to understand how effective each security product is in stopping the new tactics that the hackers have been using since COVID-19. 
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Cybersecurity
Remote working causes significant cybersecurity risks for SMEs
New research shows remote working is leading to increased cybersecurity risks for SMEs. 
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Cohesity and Cisco join forces to fight ransomware
The collaboration will see the integration of Cohesity's data management platform with Cisco's simplified security platform.
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REvil accounts for 73% of ransomware attacks - report
"Names such as REvil, Ryuk, Babuk, and DarkSide have permeated into public consciousness, linked to disruptions of critical services worldwide."
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Ransomware grows 1,070%, organisations struggle to secure operations
Two-thirds of organisations have been the target of at least one ransomware attack, and the majority are more concerned of a ransomware attack than any other cyber threat.
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Cybersecurity
Cybercrime more common among Millennials and Gen Z - report
The National Cybersecurity Alliance and CybSafe have announced the release of the Oh Behave! The Annual Cybersecurity Attitudes and Behaviours Report 2021. 
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Malware
90% of malware arriving over encrypted connections, Microsoft threats persist in popularity
New research has found 91.5% of malware arrived over HTTPS-encrypted connections.
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Ransomware
Ransomware biggest cyberthreat amongst organisations - report
Two-thirds of organisations have been the target of at least one ransomware attack.
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Akamai
Akamai acquires Guardicore to expand zero trust portfolio
"By adding Guardicore's leading micro-segmentation products to Akamai's comprehensive portfolio of zero trust solutions, we believe Akamai will be able to provide the most effective way to combat ransomware on the market today.”
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ESET Threat Report highlights aggressive ransomware tactics and intensifying password-guessing attacks
“Ransomware gangs may have overdone it this time," says ESET threat report.
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Manufacturing sector hit hard by ransomware, but many refuse to pay out
The report reveals companies in this sector were the least likely (at 19%) to submit to a ransom demand to have encrypted files restored and the most likely (at 68%) to be able to restore data from backups.
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New ransomware recovery solutions launched for public sector file storage on AWS
Nasuni is working with Amazon Web Services to address the growing problem of ransomware in the public sector.
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10 Minute IT Jams
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Mimecast exec on the threat of ransomware
In this interview, Garrett discusses the question of whether or not to pay ransoms, and explains why it's the biggest cybersecurity threat of our time.
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Phishing
Why phishing is a bigger threat than ransomware
Preventing today’s increasingly dynamic phishing attempts requires next-generation ‘on-device’ web security that can block phishing sites.