Add a new dimension to ransomware defenses

Ransomware is a particularly heartless endeavor. Criminals have targeted schools, vital infrastructure, and even patient records at a psychiatric treatment facility. The US Department of Homeland Security recognizes it as a top threat, and security professionals put defensive ransomware strategies at the top of their to-do list. As it is for every other cybersecurity initiative, […]

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Ransomware in the CIS

Introduction These days, when speaking of cyberthreats, most people have in mind ransomware, specifically cryptomalware. In 2020–2021, with the outbreak of the pandemic and the emergence of several major cybercriminal groups (Maze, REvil, Conti, DarkSide, Avaddon), an entire criminal ecosystem took shape, leading to a mounting worldwide wave of attacks on large organizations with pockets […]

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The biggest problem with ransomware is not encryption, but credentials

With each passing day, the threat of ransomware increases in frequency, sophistication, and effectiveness. What started as a simple annoyance scheme to collect a ransom has evolved into a mature ecosystem of Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS) providers leveraging double- and even triple-threat extortion tactics to ensure their demands are met. Today, no organization is safe. The RaaS […]

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