It has been reported that the German financial regulator BaFin issued a fresh cyber security warning on Tuesday to the nation’s financial sector due to the war in Ukraine following a recent increase in cyber attacks. BaFin has repeatedly warned about cyber attacks but Tuesday’s security notice marks an escalation of its concerns. BaFin said the […]
EnemyBot, a botnet based on code from multiple malware pieces, is expanding its reach by quickly adding exploits for recently disclosed critical vulnerabilities in web servers, content management systems, IoT, and Android devices.
Costa Rica’s public health service, known as the Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS), has been forced to take its systems offline after being hit by Hive ransomware.
According to a new Sophos report, State of Ransomware in Healthcare 2022, twice as many healthcare organizations paid the ransom in 2021 vs 2020. Though they paid the ransom, only 2% got all of their data back. Interviews with 381 it enterprises in 31 countries revealed the following: Ransomware attacks on healthcare almost doubled – […]
Researchers at IBM’s X-Force team are reporting a 94% reduction in the duration of an enterprise ransomware attack from 2019 to 2021. Though the overall time was reduced, the attacker’s tools appeared to remain mostly the same. Research showed that ransomware operators were most efficient against enterprises “who have not implemented effective measures to combat […]
The recent rules introduced in India requiring all VPN providers to store user data for at least five years. In light of this, ExpressVPN will cease operations of our physical VPN servers in India, effective 2 June 2022. As a company focused on protecting privacy and freedom of expression online, ExpressVPN will never log user activity and […]