Tagged With "Ransomware"

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Cybersecurity News

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The average American has had their personal data stolen or exposed at least 4 times in 2019, according to new research published by Interest Research. - The finance vertical is suffering from a 238% increase in cyberattacks during COVID- 19 pandemic according to research published by VMware Carbon Black Security. - Nebraska Medical Center of Omaha, NE notified 1311 patients that their PHI was exposed after an employee illegally accessed - Sophos Security reports following on ransomware: o...
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Client ransomware attacks up 37% in third quarter

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Reported ransomware attack notifications against Beazley PLC clients in the third quarter of this year increased 37% compared with a year ago, and small businesses were particularly vulnerable, the insurer said in a report issued Thursday. Cyber criminals often use information technology vendors to pursue their activity, according to the report. Of the ransomware incidents reported, 24% were confirmed to be caused by a vendor managed service provider, according to the Beazley Breach Insights...
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NeuShield Protects IT Managed Services Remote Techs Customers Following Ransomware Attack

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FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- NeuShield , which developed the world's first mirror shielding technology to instantly recover data and files when other malware defenses fail, today announced it's partnering with IT Managed Service Provider (MSP) Remote Techs to provide ransomware protection to the company and its growing list of managed service customers. Ransomware has grown to become one of the most significant problems in cybersecurity, and anyone with important data...
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Summer of Ransomware: Security Attacks Hit Cities in Texas, Florida

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There's a Texas-sized ransomware problem brewing on the heels of similar incidents in Florida. The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) on Friday revealed that more than 20 entities, mostly smaller local governments in the state, were impacted by a ransomware attack. "On the morning of August 16, 2019, more than 20 entities in Texas reported a ransomware attack," the Texas DIR said in an update Saturday evening that put the total number of affected agencies at 23. State government...
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Cybersecurity News

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Cybersecurity Update - Check Point Security published report warning that hackers are spoofing Medical Leave forms in email phishing campaigns that have embedded malware. - VT San Antonia Aerospace of Texas notified the federal government that 1.5 terabytes of sensitive data was stolen as result of a Maze ransomware attack. - Kaspersky Software published report warning that a hacking group named “Cycidek” is sending out phishing emails that are embedded with USBCulprit malware which copies...
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Xerox apparent victim of Maze attack

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It appears that Xerox is among the victims of Maze ransomware attackers, if screenshots posted by the ransomware’s operators are legitimate. The hackers pilfered more than 100GB of information and are threatening to publish it, according to a report in BleepingComputer, which cited the ransom note as saying, “After the payment the data will be removed from our disks and decryptor will be given to you, so you can restore all your files.” The report said the prolific group had posted 10...
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