Wallets tied to CDK ransom group received $25 million two days after attack 

Researchers say the wallets that received the large bitcoin payment are tied to BlackSuit affiliates. 

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Cisco Talos: Top Ransomware TTPs Exposed

Read about the new Cisco Talos report on the top ransomware groups’ techniques and learn how to mitigate this cybersecurity risk. Cisco Talos observed the TTPs used by 14 of the most prevalent ransomware groups based on their volume of attack, impact t… Continue reading Cisco Talos: Top Ransomware TTPs Exposed

The Stark Truth Behind the Resurgence of Russia’s Fin7

The Russia-based cybercrime group dubbed “Fin7,” known for phishing and malware attacks that have cost victim organizations an estimated $3 billion in losses since 2013, was declared dead last year by U.S. authorities. But experts say Fin7 has roared back to life in 2024 — setting up thousands of websites mimicking a range of media and technology companies — with the help of Stark Industries Solutions, a sprawling hosting provider is a persistent source of cyberattacks against enemies of Russia. Continue reading The Stark Truth Behind the Resurgence of Russia’s Fin7

Cytactic Snags $16M Seed Funding for Cyber Crisis Management Technology

Israeli startup raises $16 million in seed funding to build what is being described as a “cyber crisis readiness and management” platform.
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Ransomware attack on blood-testing service puts lives in danger in South Africa

A ransomware attack by the BlackSuit gang against South Africa’s National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) has put lives at risk and created chaos for healthcare services across the country.

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A decade of global cyberattacks, and where they left us

The cyberattack landscape has seen monumental shifts and enormous growth in the past decade or so. I spoke to Michelle Alvarez, X-Force Strategic Threat Analysis Manager at IBM, who told me that the most visible change in cybersecurity can be summed up in one word: scale. A decade ago, “’mega-breaches’ were relatively rare, but now […]

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