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May 20, 2022
Has Conti Overplayed Its Ransomware Hand?

The infamous ransomware group Conti has taken ransom demands to new heights, threatening to overthrow the government of Costa Rica unless it meets its now-doubled ransom of $20 million.This is uncharted territory, even for the criminal ransomware underworld. Several weeks ago, Costa Rica’s new president, Rodrigo Chaves, declared a national emergency following a series of […]

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May 19, 2022
Backups Are Key Targets in the Ransomware Battle

It’s a standard military tactic for an army to keep uncommitted troops in reserve behind the front lines to make them available for unforeseen situations or exploitable opportunities. In some instance they serve as a last line of defense should those units be asked to hold the line at all costs.When battling ransomware, that reserve […]

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May 18, 2022
Costa Rica Refuses To Yield To Ransomware After Month Of Attacks

In the beginning, ransomware gangs went after individuals and smaller businesses. As they grew in confidence, they moved on to medium-sized companies before becoming so sure of themselves they decided to take on some of the largest multi-nationals in the world.In recent weeks, it seems the notorious Conti group has come up with an even […]

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May 18, 2022
Ransomware Myth Busting—5 Myths of Modern Ransomware Attacks

Sponsored Post: By CrowdStrike - Ryan Hunt, CrowdStrike OverWatch Senior Intrusion ResearcherRansomware is a term that evokes fear in many—and with good reason. CrowdStrike’s Falcon OverWatch™ threat hunters continue to see increasing numbers of hands-on-keyboard intrusions, with eCrime adversaries representing the most prominent threat type. Opportunistic cybercriminals await any opportunity to leverage your data against you […]

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May 17, 2022
Ransomware.org: A Key Resource in the Fight

When it comes to ransomware, the more resources you have, the better protected you are. But not all resources are created equal—a comprehensive ransomware resource will balance content accessibility and true, timely, and accurate information.Ransomware.org is one such resource. It presents information in a clear and concise format while making navigation and resources easy to […]

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May 16, 2022
One Year Later: Lessons From Colonial Pipeline

May 8, 2021 was the day my stepdaughter graduated from medical school. As you can image, it was one of the most important days in my wife’s life, and I was under strict orders: No work this weekend, we are here to celebrate the graduation and nothing else. Things did not work out as planned.It […]

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