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Prometheus Ransomware Targets Dozens of Businesses Worldwide

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An emerging ransomware strain in the threat landscape claims to have breached 30 organizations in just four months since it went operational, riding on the coattails of a notorious ransomware syndicate.

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Three takeaways from the Colonial Pipeline attack

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Three weeks ago, the shutdown of operations of Colonial Pipeline captured the attention of the security community, government and consumers that suddenly couldn’t fill their gas tanks. Interestingly, interpretation of the incident – and the significance of the incident – varied.

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VMware Sounds Ransomware Alarm Over Critical Severity Bug

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VMware’s virtualization management platform, vCenter Server, has a critical severity bug the company is urging customers to patch “as soon as possible”.

VMware patched a critical bug impacting its vCenter Server platform with a severity rating of 9.8 out of 10. The company said the flaw could allow a remote attacker to exploit its products and take control of a company’s affected system.

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A new ransomware strain called "Qlocker" is targeting QNAP network attached storage

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A new ransomware strain called "Qlocker" is targeting QNAP network attached storage (NAS) devices as part of an ongoing campaign and encrypting files in password-protected 7zip archives.

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Ransomware Shouldn’t Cost You a Thing

Ransomware Shouldn’t Cost You a Thing

If fortune smiles on your company, you won’t ever have to deal with what we are about to discuss: ransomware. For the past several years ransomware has been a major issue for businesses, governments, and individuals. Today, we will talk about ransomware, how there are different strategies, and how some people want to put a ban on ransomware payments. 

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Paying a Ransom Demand Could Get Even More Expensive

Paying a Ransom Demand Could Get Even More Expensive

When it comes to ransomware, we have always stood firm in our recommendation not to pay whoever is responsible for locking down your systems. However, due to the globalized nature of technology and cybercrime, it is even more important that companies don’t attempt to placate their attackers with the demanded funds. Otherwise, warns the United States Treasury Department, these victimized businesses could very well pay severe fines for doing so.

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Farzad: Good article. Such an important topic as the number of instances of ransomware skyrockets. The lowest cost option for co... Read More
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