Anti-Malware , Ransomware , Technology

Ransomware Kit Offered at Bargain-Basement Prices Also, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Defending Critical IT
Ransomware Kit Offered at Bargain-Basement Prices

A look at a Russian-speaking hacker offering novice cybercriminals a cheap way to conduct ransomware attacks leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.

In the Security Report, you'll also hear (click on player beneath image to listen):

  • The new U.S. homeland security secretary, John Kelly, address the cybersecurity challenges facing the federal government; and
  • About the departure of one of the more influential congressmen on IT security, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz.

The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our April 14 and April 18 reports that respectively tell the tale how a dedicated manager spent her weekends monitoring video of ATMs led to the capture of a criminal skimmer and analyze how organizations struggle with privileged access management.

The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Tuesday, April 25.

Theme music for the ISMG Security Report is by Ithaca Audio under the Creative Commons license.




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