Ransomware isn’t always about gangs making money. Sometimes it’s about nations manufacturing mayhem.

Written by Tim Starks Jan 18, 2022 | CYBERSCOOP Ransomware is fundamentally about reaping massive profits from victims — payments were on pace to cross the billion-dollar threshold in 2021,…

What the Log4Shell Bug Means for SMBs: Experts Weigh In

An exclusive roundtable of security researchers discuss the specific implications of CVE-2021-44228 for smaller businesses, including what’s vulnerable, what an attack looks like and to how to remediate. News of…

How to Buy Precious Patching Time as Log4j Exploits Fly

Podcast: Cybereason shares details about its vaccine: a fast shot in the arm released within hours of the Apache Log4j zero-day horror show being disclosed. Sure, Apache got a patch…

Security company offers Log4j 'vaccine' for systems that can't be updated immediately

For those unable to patch the Apache Log4Shell vulnerability, cybersecurity firm Cybereason has released what they called a “fix” for the 0-day exploit. Cybereason urged people to patch their systems…

Log4Shell Is Spawning Even Nastier Mutations

Threat Post – Threat Post – The cybersecurity Hiroshima of the year – the Apache Log4j logging library exploit – has spun off 60 bigger mutations in less than a…

All You Need to Know About the New Zero-Day Found in the Log4j Java Library

Log4j 2 is a Java logging library that is open source and extensively used in a variety of software applications and services throughout the world. The flaw gives threat actors…

Toss a Coin to your Helper (Part 2 of 2)

Avast –  Avast –  In the first posting of this series, we looked at a clipboard stealer belonging to the MyKings botnet. In this second part of the blog series,…

How to identify (and avoid) security threats while shopping online

Although you want to grab the best deals this holiday weekend, remember that this is the perfect time for scammers to take advantage of you online. Phishing emails — claiming…

Organizations More Susceptible to Ransomware Attacks During Weekends and Holidays

Organizations More Susceptible to Ransomware Attacks During Weekends and Holidays Organizations are significantly more vulnerable to ransomware attacks during weekends and holidays, according to a new study by Cybereason. Of the 500…

TrickBot and Shatak: the New Partnership in the Conti Ransomware Saga

It seems that Conti ransomware attacks are taken to another level. Two threat actor groups have started to collaborate, joining efforts for Conti ransomware deployment on targeted systems purposes. The…