Ransomware attacks threaten healthcare, critical infrastructure, government operations, and more. Focus on these three areas of security to protect your organization from these attacks.
Ransomware is on the rise. But cybercriminals are not only targeting their attacks at high profile companies; they are attacking businesses of all sizes.
Six weeks after the ransomware attack on Scripps, the healthcare giant is still releasing information on what happened, what was lost, and who has been affected.
One of the most damaging types of cyberattacks employed by hackers today is ransomware, where attackers use malware to shut down or lock organisations out of their systems until a ransom is paid to restore the services, usually in untraceable cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin.
Following the Colonial Pipeline attack in early May, the US executive branch seems to have finally got the message: reaching out to urge CEOs to take ransomware more seriously, and planning to elevate attacks to the same priority as terrorism.
The US government may be taking action on ransomware. Is that a good or bad thing for the victims of these attacks?
Innovations in ransomware attacks are making this cybercrime a matter of national security.
It appears the U.S. government is finally marshaling its resources to combat the ransomware scourge.