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Here’s How You Can Better Mitigate a Cyberattack

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Where does the attack landscape lead us into 2020? No one knows for sure, but strong indicators help Radware build logic chains to better forecast where the state of network security is heading in the future.  Last year alone, the initial attributable cost of cyberattacks increased by 52% and 93% of those surveyed in our […]

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Are Connected Cows a Hacker’s Dream?

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Humans aren’t the only ones consumed with connected devices these days. Cows have joined our ranks. Believe it or not, farmers are increasingly relying on IoT devices to keep their cattle connected. No, not so that they can moo-nitor (see what I did there?) Instagram, but to improve efficiency and productivity. For example, in the […]

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The Rise in Cryptomining

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There are four primary motivations for cyberattacks: crime, hacktivism, espionage and war. Setting aside nation-state sponsored groups, the largest faction of attackers are cybercriminals, individuals or well-established organizations looking to turn a profit. For the last several years, ransom-based cyberattacks and ransomware had been the financial modus operandi for hackers, but 2018 flipped the coin […]

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Il ransomware Anatova colpisce anche l’Italia

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Si chiama Anatova ed è il nuovo ransomware in circolazione legato alle criptovalute: più virulento di Ryuk, sta già mietendo vittime anche in Italia. The post Il ransomware Anatova colpisce anche l’Italia appeared first on Punto Informatico.

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The Origin of Ransomware and Its Impact on Businesses

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In previous articles we’ve mentioned how Ransomware has wreaked havoc, invading systems and putting organizations’ reputation and stability at stake. In this article, we’ll start with the basics and describe what ransomware is and how it is used by cybercriminals to attack tens of thousands of systems by taking advantage of system-vulnerabilities. [You might also […]

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Cities Paying Ransom: What Does It Mean for Taxpayers?

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On September 1, Ontario’s Municipal Offices experienced a cyberattack that left their computers inoperable when Malware entered its systems and rendered its servers useless. The municipality was faced with paying a ransom to the attackers or face the consequences of being locked out of its systems. Per the advice of a consultant, the city paid […]

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Rapporto KSN: Ransomware e cripto-minatori pericolosi 2016-2018

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I ransomware non rappresentano una minaccia sconosciuta. Negli ultimi anni si sono infatti rivelati un pericolo concreto per il mondo della sicurezza informatica, infettando e bloccando l’accesso a diversi file e dispositivi e richiedendo agli utenti il pagamento di un riscatto (di solito in Bitcoin o in un’altra criptovaluta diffusa a livello mondiale) per poter […]

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Ransomware, Automation, and IoT Bots, Oh My!

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Happy New Year to all our readers! In 2017, we conducted several studies and wrote several reports on the state of cyber security.  Let’s take a look at how 2017 shaped up: How Lucrative is Confidential Data? Prime Bounty for Hackers, Top Concern for Businesses Radware’s annual Global Application & Network Security Report combines a […]

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Report KSN: il Ransomware nel periodo 2016-2017

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Il presente report è stato preparato utilizzando dati spersonalizzati, raccolti ed elaborati in forma anonima tramite il Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). I parametri in esso contenuti si basano sul numero di utenti unici dei prodotti Kaspersky Lab, con funzione KSN abilitata, che nel periodo sopra indicato si sono imbattuti, perlomeno una volta, in programmi ransomware; […]