All You Need to Know About Black Friday Scams: How to Recognize Them and Stay Safe

Black Friday is approaching and in the run-up to the huge sales day, you should stay safe when it comes to the scams and tricks that malicious actors might try…

Heimdal™ Security Feature on Irish Tech News Podcast to Discuss the Recent GLS Scam Insights

Copenhagen, November 16th, 2021 – Heimdal™ Security (Heimdal™) CEO Morten Kjærsgaard appeared on The Irish Tech News Podcast with Ronan Leonard to discuss the recent GLS Scam Campaign discovered by our SOC Team and…

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…

Group Policy Objects: Definition, Types and Examples

Group Policy Objects, also known as GPOs, are basically a collection of rules, a virtual policy settings compilation. In this article, you’ll find what group policy objects are, how many…

What Is Extended Detection and Response (XDR)? Features, Benefits, and Beyond

Overloaded security teams, poor visibility, and threat alert overload have quite an impact when it comes to detecting and effectively responding to cyber threats. Since today’s cyberattacks are extremely tricky…

20+ Free Remote Desktop Software Tools You Need to Know

Remote desktop software is basically a computer program that lets you connect to another computer. The PC you will connect to is named “the host”, your PC from where you…

Heimdal™ and Sumillion Partner Up for Educational Cyberattack Prevention Webinar

Copenhagen, October 11th, 2021 – Heimdal™ Security (Heimdal™) partnered with reseller Sumillion to deliver a highly educational webinar on the current cyberattack landscape and how it impacts small to medium…

Ryuk Ransomware: Origins, Operation Mode, Mitigation

What is Ryuk Ransomware? Widely known for targeting governments, academia, healthcare, manufacturing, and technology organizations’ cybersystems, Ryuk is a ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) group that’s been active since August 2018. It typically encrypts data…

Ransomware Explained. What It Is and How It Works

Every day, cybersecurity specialists detect over 200,000 new ransomware strains. This means that each minute brings no less than 140 strains capable of avoiding detection and inflicting irreparable damage. But…