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.
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.
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.
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.
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.