Tag Archives: ransomware

Ransomware strikes are an imminent threat so rapid detection and response is imperative

Research showing the exponential rate at which a single ransomware program can infect and encrypt hundreds and even thousands of files in just a matter of minutes has highlighted the need for immediate system attack detection and response according to ransomware and data protection, provider, ProLion. Research by data monitoring …

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Zerto Brings New Recovery Capabilities in a Multi-Cloud World 

Zerto’s enhanced Zerto 9.5 now includes expanded immutability options with Azure and S3-compatible storage, a new Zerto Linux appliance with security enhancements, and expanded integrations with Google Cloud Platform. “Organisations face increased risks from the volume and sophistication of ransomware attacks prevalent today,” said Deepak Verma, VP of products at Zerto. …

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Morphisec partners with CMS Distribution

CMS Distribution has signed an exclusive partnership with Morphisec to distribute its cybersecurity products and services in Europe. Established in 2014, Morphisec provides prevention-first endpoint security technology – in contrast to the reactive approach of NGAV and EDR. “The ability to offer what we see as game-changing technology to the …

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Report, Predicts Continued Financial Losses from Ransomware Attacks on MSP Industry

ConnectWise has released its 2022 MSP Threat Report. The report includes analysis of major MSP-related security events and trends from 2021 and top predictions for 2022, including a continued rise in MSP-focused ransomware attacks and increased cooperation among governments to combat cybercrime. In addition to predictions of increasing ransomware attacks …

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Secon outlines the top 10 cyber security trends for 2022

Andrew Gogarty, Chief Security Evangelist at Secon, looks at the reasons why organisations must address numerous vulnerabilities with reports of multiple breaches and ongoing threats continuing. With much of the UK workforce now heading back into the office following the easing of Covid restrictions, there still remains a large amount …

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Cryptominers and ransomware on the rise in Q3 2021

Cryptocurrency is having a moment: the price of bitcoin reached another record high on November 10th, a culmination of an upswing that began after a significant drop in value in early summer. In fact, the value of cryptocurrency has steadily increased in the second half of the year—and perhaps  cybercriminals’ interest in …

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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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