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…

Romanian ransomware suspect arrested in joint Europol, FBI operation

Written by AJ Vicens Dec 13, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP A Romanian man accused of using ransomware to target “high-profile” organizations and companies was arrested Monday as part of a joint…

Ransomware Alert! Why AV and EDR are Failing and How to Better Secure your Company

Ransomware attacks are soaring. By the end of this year, the global costs incurred by ransomware will be more than $20 billion annually – 57 times what they were in…

FBI seized $2.3 million in cryptocurrency from REvil ransomware affiliate

Written by Tonya Riley Dec 1, 2021 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI in August seized approximately $2.3 million worth of cryptocurrency from a hacker affiliated with the REvil ransomware gang, according…

Cybersecurity graduates are doubling, but that's still not going to fix the skills crisis

European Union members have a collective cybersecurity skills shortage that may be partially addressed by a surge in new graduates – but even that potential solution is not without its…

Application Whitelisting Concepts: Definition, Types, Implementation and Best Practices

The simplest way to stop malicious code from infiltrating your network is by automatically blocking it before it even enters the system. A straightforward and efficient way to achieve that…

Pakistani and Syrian Threat Actors Banned from Facebook

Meta, the company that used to be known as Facebook, released a statement saying that it had taken measures against four separate cybercrime organizations from Pakistan and Syria. The hacking…

Avast Q3’21 Threat Report

Avast –  Avast –  Latest Avast Q3’21 Threat Report reveals elevated risk for ransomware and RAT attacks, rootkits and exploit kits return. Foreword The threat landscape is a fascinating environment…

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…

Cybersecurity education company touts 3 to 6 month program for unemployed veterans

Cybersecurity education company Cybint is doing its part to address veteran unemployment — which stands at 11% right now — and the cybersecurity talent shortage through a new 3 to…