Often referred to as social engineering, hackers often look for cracks in the human shield at organizations.
Microsoft is expected to unveil the next generation of Windows later this month and leaks are providing plenty of fodder for speculation.
The number of organizations affected by ransomware has jumped 102% compared to the beginning of 2020 and “shows no sign of slowing down,” according to a research note last month from IT security firm Check Point.
The theft of Electronic Arts source code shows that ransomware isn’t the only option for thieves looking to cash in on stolen data.
In April, REvil (short for Ransomware Evil), demonstrated the use of a tactic called triple extortion, according to security researchers.
The JBS and Colonial Pipeline cyberattacks show that foreign criminal organizations are targeting critical industries and infrastructure in the U.S.
A key metric that indicates vulnerability to cyberattacks has increased since the start of the year, a cybersecurity firm says.
An analytics firm identified the bitcoin wallet used by the ransomware group behind the Colonial Pipeline attack and the massive payments received from victims.
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