The Acronis Cyber Protection Operation Centers (CPOC) blocked 16,591,252 phishing and malicious URLs in July 2023, a decrease of 10% compared to June 2023. Malicious URLs are a common tool for cybercriminals to deliver their payloads. Many attackers first install a small backdoor application
Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, released a new sectoral survey report, “The State of Ransomware in Education 2023,” which found that education reported the highest rate of ransomware attacks in 2022. Over the past year, 79% of higher educational organizations surveyed reported being hit by ransomware, while 80% […]
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Menlo Security, Inc. (“Menlo Security”), a leader in browser security, today announced HEAT Shield™ and HEAT Visibility™, the industry’s first suite of threat prevention capabilities designed to detect and block highly evasive threats targeting users via the web browser. Menlo Security HEAT Shield™ detects and blocks phishing attacks before they can
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – July 3, 2023 – Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service today announced a new sectoral survey report, “The State of Ransomware in Manufacturing and Production 2023,” which found that in more than two-thirds (68%) of ransomware attacks against this sector, the adversaries successfully encrypted […]
Doha, Qatar – May 11, 2023 – Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today released its annual “State of Ransomware 2023” report, which found that in 76% of ransomware attacks against surveyed organizations, adversaries succeeded in encrypting data. This is the highest rate of data encryption from ransomware since […]
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – May 2023 – According to Drago’s quarterly industrial ransomware analysis for the critical infrastructure sector, there were 214 ransomware incidents globally in the first quarter of 2023, a 13 percent increase from Q4 2022. The company also observed two new and significant trends, the use of zero-day vulnerabilities and the […]
The research found that 27% of the organizations surveyed feel they are not fully prepared to deal with a ransomware attack.
By Garth, Senior Director at Gigamon Zero Trust has become a well-recognised framework in the cybersecurity world. SecOps teams are championing this ‘trust no-one’ strategy to support the fight against the escalating risk of cybercrime, and in helping to monitor threat actors across their network. In fact, research from Gigamon found that 70% of IT […]
The survey found that only 25% of organisations were victims of ransomware attacks over the past 12 months, a stunning 61% decline from the previous 12-month period when 64% of organisations reported being victims.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – November 9, 2022 – Sophos, a global leader in innovating and delivering cybersecurity as a service, today published a new sectoral survey report, “The State of Ransomware in Manufacturing and Production,” which found that the sector had the highest average ransom payment across all sectors—$2,036,189 versus $812,360, respectively. In addition,