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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.
Recently, The FBI, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released an alert that warned that the healthcare industry was being targeted by hackers.
Mimecast is a security company that offers solutions for corporate users to secure their email communications along with threat detection technologies.
One of the most complex cyber-security protections provided by security firm Proofpoint is their Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) solution. Proofpoint TAP is aimed at protecting your systems against ransomware and other threats that usually penetrate your business systems through e-mail messages.
In part one of our Remote Workforce Roundtable, we spoke to the larger cybersecurity trends at hand with remote working and security vulnerabilities. This time I sat down with Greg Foss from VMware Carbon Black for a more endpoint-focused discussion on remote work.
By Nick Sandin, Security Analyst and contributing author Brandon Doty, SOC Manager Dealing with credential harvesters has its perks. Day in and day out I get to personally observe how sophisticated a phishing website can be. Some websites are so elaborate that only a trained analyst can identify them, while others are so obvious no one in their right mind would fall for it. Either way, if it looks suspicious just follow the “POST”.
Datashield Partner Digest for the Week of April 27th, 2020 - Highlights: VMware Carbon Black report that Ransomware attacks are up and newly discovered security threat with Zoom.
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