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Ransomware is a form of malware cybercriminals use to encrypt data stored in computers or online servers. Cybercriminals demand payment to release the encryption key blocking the user from accessing the encrypted data. Payment is typically made through diverse mediums, including digital currency like Bitcoin. Once payment has been made, the victim is generally provided with instructions on decrypting their data.
A blended attack is one of the most powerful weapons in the arsenal of a bad actor intending harm to digital assets and computing systems. A blended attack is a sophisticated cyber attack that utilizes a mix of malicious code, computer viruses, worms or Trojan horses and exploits multiple software or hardware vulnerabilities known to the attacker.
Datashield Partner Digest for the Week of May 18th, 2020 - Highlights: Cybercrime report from Carbon Black covering 10 trends through 2020 plus Digital Shadows partner sneak peak.
Sharing Isn't Caring: How Streaming Services' Lax Password-Sharing Culture Creates Opportunity for Cybersecurity Threats
From local coffee shops to international e-commerce giants, the widespread adoption of credit card payments online and through mobile applications continues to grow. Such popular credit card transaction practices raise pressing questions about the overall security of online payments and ban card transactions in particular.