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Acronis Reports Ransomware Damages Will Exceed $30B by 2023

In its Mid-Year Cyberthreat Report published on August 24, 2022, cybersecurity firm Acronis reports that ransomware continues to plague businesses and governmental agencies, primarily through phishing campaigns. According to the report...

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FBI + CISA Warn Companies (Especially Health Care) About Zeppelin Ransomware

The FBI and CISA recently issued a Cybersecurity Alert entitled “#StopRansomware: Zeppelin Ransomware” providing an alert to organizations about the proliferation of Zeppelin ransomware attacks and information on the indicators of...

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Episode 240: As Stakes Of Attacks Grow, Can Cyber Policy “Shift Right”?

In this episode of the podcast (#240) Lauren Zabierek, the Executive Director for the Cyber Project at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School joins us to talk about the need...

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Joint Advisory Warns of MedusaLocker Ransomware

A recently-issued joint advisory by the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the Treasury Department warns that MedusaLocker ransomware “targets vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop...

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Joint Advisory Warns of MedusaLocker Ransomware

A recently-issued joint advisory by the FBI, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the Treasury Department warns that MedusaLocker ransomware “targets vulnerabilities in Remote Desktop...

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Chicago Public Schools Notifying Students and Staff of Vendor’s Ransomware Attack

The Chicago Public Schools system is in the process of notifying students, families and some current and former employees that their personal information was compromised as a result of a ransomware...

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The downside of ‘debugging’ ransomware

The decision to release a ransomware decryptor involves a delicate balancing act between helping victims recover their data and alerting criminals to errors in their code The post The downside of ‘debugging’ ransomware appeared first on WeLiveSecurity

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U.S. Agricultural Machinery Manufacturer Hit with Ransomware Attack

This week, AGCO, a U.S. agricultural machinery manufacturer, suffered a ransomware attack that affected its business operations and shut down its systems. AGCO, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, designs, produces, and sells...

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Cyber Attack Halts Production at Ag Equipment Maker AGCO Fendt

A cyber attack has disrupted the operations of AGCO/Fendt, a major manufacturer of agricultural equipment, the company has acknowledged. The post Cyber Attack Halts Production at Ag Equipment Maker AGCO Fendt...

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Education Sector Continues to Get Hit with Ransomware Attacks

According to Emsisoft, the education sector continues to experience ransomware attacks, with a whopping 1,043 schools affected by ransomware in 2021. This statistic breaks down to include 62 school districts and...

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