Update on the wild Bad Rabbit

Ukraine speaks out on the Bad Rabbit running rampant in Russia, stating that the hackers behind the NotPetya virus were the probable group responsible for the release of Bad Rabbit. A Ukrainian official stated that the attacks from Bad Rabbit could have been mitigated greatly had organisations followed the recommended methods of malware handling, as

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Ransomeware inbound! Another threat is looming on the web

This year alone, there has already been three large outbreaks involving online security and breaches. Recently a new ransomware campaign has begun, and the targets have been high profile, for example Russia and Eastern Europe. This new threat has been named Bad Rabbit. The appearance of Bad Rabbit had been a grand event, simultaneously hitting

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Internet crime on the rise

Internet crime continues to be a problem In 2016 the financial loss from cybercrime in the U.S. exceeded the $1.3 billion mark. According to a report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, this is a rise of 24 percent. The 2016 internet crime report examined the most prevalent and damaging forms

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Ransomware update: Petya

Petya-based ransomware using EternalBlue to infect computers around the world There are more reports of a massive cyber attack hitting a number of companies in Ukraine, including banks, transportation services, energy companies, and even the government. Avast says this is another example of the Petya-based ransomware, which was first identified in 2016. Petya ransomware was

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Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands

Ransomware strikes again! Another wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe and beyond last Tuesday in a possible reprise of the widespread ransom assault in May. A Russian oil giant, a Danish shipping and energy conglomerate, and Ukrainian government ministries were part of those affected. Even the site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant was affected

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