Different Types of Ransomware Attacks

Crypto Ransomware The first ransomware attack, known as the AIDS Trojan, hit the healthcare industry in 1989, but it’s only been in the last decade that strains such as CryptoLocker, Petya, NotPetya, WannaCry, TeslaCrypt, and Locky have pushed ransomware to the forefront of cybersecurity discussions. These strains have variations in the way they deploy, but…

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5 Most Common Ransomware Types in 2022

Colonial Pipeline. JBS. Kaseya. 2021 was a record year for high-profile, expensive ransomware attacks. In 2022 we can only expect this to continue, as ransomware-as-a-service expands threat actor accessibility to tools, and new double/triple extortion ransomware attacks raise potential profits even higher. Although the retail and hospitality sector has not been hit nearly as hard…

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Top 5 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2022

The last few years have been challenging for cybersecurity departments who were forced to adapt quickly to rapid digitalization in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. An expanded attack surface has presented new opportunities for cyber criminals, but developing technology holds possibilities for more efficient protection. Here are just a few of the cybersecurity predictions…

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