Security news that informs and inspires

Archive

67 results for tag Ransomware:

The State of Real-Time Threat Detection

An overview of tracking ransomware payments, tools to fight ransomware attacks, 3D printing security concerns and more from Black Hat 2017 and DEF CON 25 talks this year.

Black Hat, Defcon, Ransomware, 3d Printing Security

Opinion: 4 Reasons Why Organizations Can’t “Just Patch”

The WannaCry debacle and most recent MaybeNotPetya attack has revealed that there are countless unpatched systems - no big surprise. Here’s what’s keeping organizations vulnerable, and what we can do about it.

Ransomware, Wannacry, Petya, Patching

HHS Urges HIPAA Guidance for Dealing With Ransomware

In the wake of the widespread ransomware attack launched last Friday that has quickly spread worldwide, the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) sent an email reminder to healthcare organizations, urging them to adhere to the Office for Civil Rights’ (OCR) ransomware guide published last year.

Ransomware, Wannacryptor, Hipaa Security Rule, Healthcare Security

Widespread Ransomware Attack Plagues Europe, Asia & U.K. Hospitals

A widespread, worm-like ransomware attack has shut down computers across Europe and Asia, hitting the Spanish telecom provider, Telefonica and operations in major U.K.-based health systems especially hard.

Ransomware, Wannacryptor, Uk Cyber Security, Health Data Security, Hospital Security, Windows Security

Stop the Pwnage: 81% of Hacking Incidents Used Stolen or Weak Passwords

According to the 10th edition of the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 81 percent of hacking-related breaches leveraged stolen and/or weak passwords. Other trends include a jump in phishing, web application and ransomware attacks.

Verizon Dbir 2017, Phishing, Ransomware, Web App Security, Web App Attacks, Rig Exploit Kit, Flash Vulnerabilities, Security Hygiene