Tag Archives: ransomware

65% of all DDoS attacks target US and UK

Distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are common for cybercriminals who want to disrupt online-dependent businesses. According to the data analysed by the Atlas VPN team, 65% of all distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks are directed at the US or UK. Computers and the internet industry is the favorite among …

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Egnyte report reveals ransomware attacks key findings

Egnyte’s  research report analyses reported ransomware incidents among its Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) industry customers. While the attacks were not due to any vulnerabilities in the Egnyte platform and Egnyte customers are seeing a much lower number of attacks than publicly available sources, the research revealed that AEC firms are …

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Heimdal plans major UK growth as it signs new distribution deal

Danish cybersecurity company, Heimdal Security has opened a second UK office and signed a new long-term distribution agreement as part of ambitious expansion plans which will make the UK its biggest global operation. The new office in Leeds is within easy reach of Yorkshire-based Brigantia, Heimdal’s master distributor in the UK …

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Proofpoint’s 2021 Predictions and the looming cyber threats

Cybersecurity firm Proofpoint predicts how the threat landscape is likely to evolve in the year ahead. This year, business leaders across every sector were challenged with responding to the rapid shift to remote working and emergence of COVID-19 related threats. Now, they have to be ready to adapt and protect …

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ESET takes part in global operation to disrupt Trickbot, a botnet that has infected over a million computers

ESET researchers have participated in a global operation to disrupt the Trickbot botnet, which has, since 2016, infected over a million computing devices. Along with partners Microsoft, Lumen’s Black Lotus Labs Threat Research, NTT and others, the operation impacted Trickbot by tanking their command and control servers. ESET contributed to …

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