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…

BazarBackdoor now abuses Windows 10 apps feature in 'call me back' attack

A Microsoft Windows 10 app feature is being abused in a new phishing campaign spreading the BazarBackdoor malware.  On Thursday, researchers from Sophos Labs said the attack was noticed after…

BazarBackdoor now abuses Windows 10 app feature in 'call me back' attack

A Microsoft Windows 10 app feature is being abused in a new phishing campaign spreading the BazarBackdoor malware.  On Thursday, researchers from Sophos Labs said the attack was noticed after…

FBI: Ransomware groups tying attacks to 'significant financial events'

The FBI has released a new report saying ransomware groups are increasingly using “significant financial events” as leverage during their attacks. According to the FBI, ransomware groups are using events…

Ciaran Martin: Resilience key to cyber defence

Fran Kelly: Australia has seen a 13% increase in cyber-attacks over the past year as cyber criminals take advantage of large numbers of people working from home. In its Annual…

Ransomware Intrusion Group FIN12 Ramps-Up in Europe

Ransomware Intrusion Group FIN12 Ramps-Up in Europe A long-running threat group with a track record of rapid ransomware deployment and healthcare sector victims is ramping up its operations in Europe…

More and More Companies Are Getting Hit with Ransomware

The increasing frequency and size of ransomware attacks are becoming a huge concern for thousands of organizations globally. All over the world, threat actors take advantage of security vulnerabilities and…

FIN12 Ransomware Group Hits Healthcare Sector

It is a well-known fact that the majority of ransomware actors are spending time on the victim network looking for important data to steal. FIN12 does not follow this course…

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…

Is Australia a sitting duck for ransomware attacks? Yes, and the danger has been growing for 30 years

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Paul Haskell-Dowland, Edith Cowan University and Andrew Woodward, Edith Cowan University Australian organisations are a soft target for ransomware attacks, say experts who yesterday issued a…