Ransomware fueled record year for UK cyber response

Written by Tim Starks Nov 17, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre fought a record number of digital intrusions in the past year, the agency reported, driven…

How to Protect Distance Learning Against Cyber Threats

Terms such as distance learning, distance education, remote learning, cyber education, and others have become much more commonplace over the past year and a half, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced…

Emotet malware reemerges, building botnet via Trickbot malware

Bad news for the cybersecurity fraternity. Emotet malware that was dubbed the “World’s Most Dangerous” and “Widely Spread Malware” is back. As per a report from security researcher Luca Ebach,…

ProxyShell vulnerabilities exploited in domain-wide ransomware attacks

The ProxyShell vulnerabilities have prompted threat actors to launch domain-wide ransomware attacks against their targets, revealed a new research report from The DFIR Report. The report, published on Monday, explained…

A New Europol Report Says That High Profile Targets Were the Focus of Ransomware Groups

On the 11th of November, Europol published the Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2021, a report that underlines the fact that, in the past year, ransomware threat actor groups…

What is RaaS and why is it so dangerous?

It’s no secret that ransomware is quickly becoming the most dangerous threat to organizations. There has been a dramatic increase in ransomware attacks, largely due to the pandemic.  Globally, ransomware…

Pysa Ransomware: Overview, Operation Mode, Prevention

At the very least, the Pysa ransomware was first deployed in October 2018. The initial versions of the ransomware created encrypted files with the “.locked” extension, which is common among…

Magniber Ransomware Shifts Attention Now to Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities

A change of focus took place in the Magniber ransomware’s gang attack method arsenal, as now the threat actor group started to propagate the ransomware and encrypt users’ devices by…

Clop Ransomware Exploits SolarWinds Serv-U Flaw

The CVE-2021-35211 remote code execution vulnerability in Serv-U Managed File Transfer and Serv-U Secure FTP allows a remote threat actor to execute instructions on a susceptible server with elevated privileges.…

Robinhood breach exposed information on 7 million people

Written by Tim Starks Nov 9, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP Robinhood, a popular stock-trading app, said that it has been breached by someone who accessed information on 7 million people, then…