Ransomware takes time to disseminate throughout a network, and hackers have maximum control over most systems.
In June 2021, SonicWall recorded an all-time high of 78.4 million ransomware attacks across the globally.
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When ransomware hit the Colonial Pipeline earlier this year, there was a wave of mass hysteria. It was probably the first time that ransomware was going to affect millions of people. The company paid the ransom within a few hours in exchange for a decryption tool to bring back the company’s billing system online. However, […]
Technological advancement has not only given us power to manage everything with a click of a button, but it has also made us vulnerable to many threats online.The unexpected onset of the pandemic and the shift of workspace have led to a rapid increase in cyber-attacks globally.In 2020, there was a huge increase in both […]
Cybersecurity Mantra — ‘Train Like You Fight & Fight Like You Train,’ Says Sudeep Das, IBM Security Systems
In the current era, while businesses are expanding their digital footprint at an accelerated pace, keeping up their relevance amid pandemic, data breaches have also seen a massive surge. Considering the ongoing COVID pandemic has encouraged the adoption of remote working, businesses today are battling new security challenges as threat actors are using this situation […]
This year, ransomware attacks are one of the most common cyber attacks among organisations. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer system as well as displays messages that demand a price to be paid in order to mitigate the issue. The common types of ransomware include Crypto malware, Maze, Doxware, Scareware, […]
Today, in the COVID-19 World, working from home has become an accepted corporate culture, giving rise to security challenges across industries. Enterprises are waking up to the importance of cybersecurity, with rising demand for cybersecurity services among businesses. With such a massive need for cybersecurity, many startups are working towards bringing artificial intelligence into the […]
Technology offers businesses better ways to defend their systems; however, on the other hand, the same technology also offers hackers better ways to compromise those systems. Thus, companies need to understand how AI will impact cybersecurity before they rely on it for network defence. To get a better understanding of how AI can enhance a […]
We have seen attacks on misconfigured databases and containers from time to time. In July, more than 20,000 MongoDB databases were impacted after a ransomware campaign that wiped out data and asked admins to send a ransom. In many cases, the databases were found to be without security protocols in place, and even without passwords. […]
Despite all of the valuable technology products available today on the cloud, many corporations who are considering migrating to the cloud have concerns. And one of the primary issues is vendor lock-in. For starters, vendor lock-in means a condition where the price of switching to another vendor is so high that the customer is stuck […]
Cybercriminals have been using COVID-19 as an opportunity to activate attacks and prey on the urgency of the current situation – while using the information and access gained to plan and gain leverage for future attacks. In the first two weeks of April 2020 alone, multiple groups have been activating dozens of ransomware deployments, having […]