Feds Reportedly Hacked REvil Ransomware Group and Forced it Offline

The Russian-led REvil ransomware gang was felled by an active multi-country law enforcement operation that resulted in its infrastructure being hacked and taken offline for a second time earlier this week, in what’s the latest action taken by governments to disrupt the lucrative ecosystem. The takedown was first reported by

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Ransomware Rise Pushes Organizations to Prepare for Attack

As ransomware attacks continued to grow in number and severity throughout 2021, there are some faint signs that organizations are getting better at preparing for and responding to them, a trio of new reports suggests. One of the reports, from ThycoticCentrify, is based on responses from 300 US-based IT decision-makers. Sixty-four

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What to do if your small business is a victim of a cyberattack

Immersed in the throes of a cyberattack is not the time to figure out how to respond. An expert offers suggestions on how to create a company-specific incident-response plan. Image: iStockphoto/ipopba Your small business is doing OK. You hope this year’s Christmas season will be a blockbuster. Last year, COVID

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What’s lurking in the shadows? How to manage the security risks of shadow IT

Employee use of unsanctioned hardware and software is an increasingly acute problem in the remote and hybrid work era In the pandemic era, many organizations prioritize business continuity at the expense of cybersecurity. Especially in the early days of the pandemic, the focus was on just getting things done –

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aDolus Raises $2.5M to Secure Critical Infrastructure and Grow Sales and Marketing Team

VICTORIA, BC, CANADA, October 19, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ — aDolus Technology Inc., a global authority on software intelligence for critical infrastructure, today announced that it has raised $2.5 million USD of new financing via its latest funding round. The oversubscribed funding round follows a year marked by high profile software supply

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FIN7 Lures Unwitting Security Pros to Carry Out Ransomware Attacks

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Train to qualify for elite positions in the high-demand field of cybersecurity

You don’t have to go back to school or blow your budget to train for a career in cybersecurity, which is in high demand right now. Image: Jaiz Anuar/Shutterstock Want an exciting new career in the new year? Even with no experience whatsoever, you can learn the skills necessary to

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Microsoft Warns of TodayZoo Phishing Kit Used in Extensive Credential Stealing Attacks

Microsoft on Thursday disclosed an “extensive series of credential phishing campaigns” that takes advantage of a custom phishing kit that stitched together components from at least five different widely circulated ones with the goal of siphoning user login information. The tech giant’s Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence Team, which detected

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U.S. Ban on Sales of Cyberattack Tools Is Anemic, Experts Warn

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Malware Abuses Core Features of Discord

The popular Discord online platform is becoming a tempting target for bad actors: Researchers found malware employing the core features of Discord to allow an attacker to take screenshots, run keyloggers, and download and execute files. The underlying issue, according to Check Point Research, is that Discord’s API is wide open and doesn’t

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