The biggest ransomware attacks illustrate how this particularly nasty genre of attack software has grown from a curiosity and an annoyance to a major crisis.
A "low and slow" approach to financially driven cyber attacks has overtaken ransomware as the chief attack vector for criminals seeking to extort money by stealth using crypto mining-based malware, according to research by British cybersecurity upstart Darktrace.
When someone in your organization starts using internet-connected devices without IT’s knowledge, that’s shadow IoT. Here's what you need to know about its growing risk.
Access to these devices could enable cybercriminals to snoop on private interactions, enact malicious onsite activities, or gain an entry point into cyber systems.
The target scope of Shadow crane's campaigns appears to primarily focus on victims in China, Japan, South Korea, Russia, India and the DPRK - particularly those involved in the government, think tanks, media, academia and NGO sectors.
Faced with diminishing returns from ransomware and cryptojacking, cyber criminals are doubling down on alternative methods, such as formjacking, to make money.
Cryptominers infected 10x more organizations than ransomware in 2018, but only one in five IT security professionals were aware their company’s networks had been infected by mining malware, reveals Check Point’s 2019 security report.