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As hard a year as 2020 has been, we all have reason to give thanks this holiday season. That goes double for cybercrooks.
As security vendors have been documenting all year long, COVID-19, the work-from-home arrangements it made necessary, and the mountain of vulnerabilities in many remote work environments have all combined to make 2020 a banner year for perpetrators of ransomware and other threats.
Two studies published this week, by Datto and Sophos, provide the latest look at what threat actors have been up to lately, the damage they’ve done, and some of the newer tactics they’re using. Here’s a tour of the
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A new report from the security vendor reveals ransomware to be the biggest but far from only significant threat plaguing businesses presently.
The security vendor foresees less ransomware, more business email compromise scams, and a dangerous increase in attacks on industrial infrastructure control systems.
Tuesday, if you didn’t notice, was Anti-Ransomware Day. Data published this week by Kaspersky, Sophos, and Kaseya suggests the damage ransomware inflicts remains as substantial as the opportunity it creates for providers of security services.
Speaking online yesterday about the vendor’s latest cyber threat report, SonicWall CEO Bill Conner (pictured) discussed an alarming rise in ransomware attacks, IoT exploits, and other threats in the first half of 2020.
New studies from Trend Micro and Thales suggest healthcare providers are vulnerable to attack and investing more heavily in security as a result.