This article discusses a case that started with an email from a brand-new MTR customer.
The customer had just heard that a third-party vendor they work with had been hit by ransomware and was worried they might also be affected.
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A panel of IT forensic, legal and insurance experts will speak to the ever-present theme of data exfiltration threats in ransomware scenarios, how to protect against it, how to deal with it when it happens and the ensuing challenges.
As Universal Health Services continues to recover from an apparent ransomware incident last weekend that affected system access for hundreds of its facilities, security experts say others can learn important lessons from the company's experience.
Blackbaud, a provider of cloud-based marketing, fundraising and customer relationship management software, now acknowledges that a ransomware attack in May could have exposed much more PII - including banking details - than the company initially believed, according to an SEC filing.
French shipping firm CMA CGM Group is investigating what it calls a "malware" attack against its systems that has been causing disruptions. The firm is one of the largest container and shipping companies in the world.
Following a ransomware attack last week that affected its corporate network and phone systems, Tyler Technologies, a supplier of software and services to local, state and federal government agencies, is urging its customers to reset their passwords after reports of "suspicious logins to client systems."
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As the tally of reported heath data breaches related to the May ransomware attack on Blackbaud continues to climb, so do the number of lawsuits filed against the cloud-based fundraising software vendor.
Russian criminals operating online who want to stay out of jail need only to follow a few simple rules, the primary one being: Never target Russians. So it's surprising that security researchers have uncovered a new ransomware-wielding gang of Russian speakers that includes Russian victims on its hit list.
Today's cloud-connected Mainframe is vital infrastructure for crucial business applications and data. This hybrid IT model increases security risk and opens new threat vectors. We know there's value in moving from "firefighting mode" and making security more strategic - but are there additional things we can do to...
Check Point Research analysts have observed a significant rise in online attacks against the educational sector worldwide since July. DDoS attacks have surged in the U.S., while European institutions have been hit by ransomware.
The 'work from anywhere' experience has fundamentally changed how we work - and how cyber adversaries leverage email as an attack vector. Daniel McDermott and Gar O'Hara of Mimecast outline a holistic approach that focuses on email defense, awareness and response.