The Digital Pandemic – Ransomware

In 2021, there are two words that can send a cold chill down the spine of any Cybersecurity professional and business leader; Phishing and Ransomware. Research carried out by the Data Analytics and training company CybSafe, identified that 22% of all cyber incidents reported in the first quarter of 2021 were ransomware attacks. According to […]

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Hackers hit a televised phone-in between President Putin and citizens at a TV show

A massive cyber attack attempted to disrupt a televised phone-in between Russian President Vladimir Putin and the Rossiya 24 network. Hackers launched a massive cyberattack against the state-broadcast Rossiya 24 network while transmitting a show in which President Putin was answering in real-time to answer from his citizens. The televised phone-in with the Russian President […]

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A Review of Ransomware in 2020

As if dealing with COVID-19 were not enough, 2020 turned out to be a banner year for another troublesome strain of virus— ransomware. Malicious actors grew more sophisticated, daring and brutal. They also hit a number of high-profile targets. For those of you who didn’t keep up with all of the developments in the ransomware […]

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