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Posted by Mitchell Hall on June 2, 2022

Last week the Conti ransomware group "went dark" and might have shut down. Shortly before doing so, they went to war with an entire nation. Their ransomware attack paralyzed dozens of public institutions in Costa Rica in early May. The newly...

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Posted by Morphisec Team on October 7, 2021

A successful security breach brings with it a host of legal and financial ramifications, including cleanup costs paid to remediation vendors and possible penalties from the exfiltration of sensitive data. The rise of data protection regulations...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on August 21, 2021

Is that a rat or a phoenix? Usually, the answer to such a question would be simple. However, when it comes to threat actors, nothing is ever as easy as it appears. For this reason we’ve compiled the latest news on cyber threats, new(ish) ransomware...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on August 19, 2021

Credential theft is one of the most common ways for adversaries to gain access to critical systems. Multi-factor authentication (MFA) or its cousin two-factor authentication (2FA) are two of the technologies designed to limit this particular type of...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on August 11, 2021

As a landmark piece of legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was undoubtedly created with the safety and privacy of European consumers’ personal data in mind. However, while certainly designed with good intentions, the GDPR,...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on August 7, 2021

This week in security has seen some new moves from the federal government on zero trust, tighter collaboration with the private tech sector, and more than a few new attacks from groups operating in China and Iran. With that said, here’s the security...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on July 17, 2021

Wow, what a week. From new incentives to become a cyber defender to new targets for threat actors, this week had it all. We start with the $10 million dollar information bounty currently offered by the US Government and we end with the startling...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on July 3, 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of security news in review. In this biweekly roundup, we collect news on attacks and threats that may have an impact on your business. Today, we have stories on REvil encrypting hundreds of organizations at once, the...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on July 1, 2021

Cybercriminals have pounced on the COVID-19 crisis, made clear by the number of ransomware attacks increasing by at least 150 percent in 2020. As a follow-on consequence, organizations have started purchasing cyber insurance policies to hedge...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on June 19, 2021

This week in security news in review, we have reporting on the Avaddon ransomware gang closing down, Google releasing a new framework about supply chain attack prevention, and a new malware that prevents you from visiting piracy sites. These and...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on June 12, 2021

This week we have good news and bad news. On the one hand, a COO was caught and charged with potentially attacking a rival medical institution. A stolen data marketplace was shut down and bugs were found (all around). However, there has also been an...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on May 29, 2021

Welcome to your weekly roundup of cybersecurity news. In the current edition, you’ll find information about a new campaign by the threat group behind the SolarWinds supply chain attack, Belgian authorities closing a campaign they think originated in...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on May 22, 2021

This week’s news roundup is all about data. Kicking things off is a recently announced breach at Mercari, predictions for “data poisoning” becoming a big attack vector, and the possibility of a national data breach disclosure law. 

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on May 8, 2021

This week, cloud security gets an upgrade, large companies take responsibility for past mistakes, and threat actors come up with admittedly innovative ways to steal your data. Keep reading to learn more about this week’s top cybersecurity news. 

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Posted by Matthew Delman on May 1, 2021

In this week’s edition of Security News in Review, we have stories about the U.S. Department of Homeland Security calling for mandatory disclosure of ransom payments, reports about the Babuk ransomware shutting down, and the revelation that a German...

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Posted by Matthew Delman on April 29, 2021

Cybersecurity is generally not the first thing on anyone’s mind when she or he is contemplating a major operation or a prolonged hospital stay. However, with the healthcare sector experiencing a constant rise in cyber attacks, the potential health...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on April 24, 2021

In this week’s roundup, we discover new tactics of threat actors, ongoing cyberattacks, and (surprisingly) the new depths ransomware operators will travel in order to make their victims pay. Keep reading to learn about the latest developments in...

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Posted by Ron Bower on April 22, 2021

For healthcare end-users, the impact of a cyberattack does not quickly fade. That's according to Morphisec's 2021 Consumer Healthcare Cybersecurity Threat Index. Our survey of over 1,000 US consumers found that within the past year, 20 percent of...

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Posted by Nuni Snowden on April 10, 2021

This week on Security News in Review, we have coverage on the Facebook data leak, some movement from the federal government on closing a weak spot, and theories on whether IcedID could take on the role Emotet used to have. 

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Posted by Daniel Petrillo on April 8, 2021

With attacks increasing by 140 percent between 2018 and 2019, the threat from ransomware was growing long before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Last year, however, thanks to a perfect storm of unfortunate circumstances, the trend line for ransomware...

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