Trend Micro dismantles major ransomware group LockBit
Trend Micro collaborates with global law enforcement agents to disrupt major ransomware group, LockBit, responsible for a quarter of 2023's ransomware leaks amounting to billions of dollars.
Trustwave reveals cybersecurity threats targeting education sector
Cybersecurity firm Trustwave has revealed unique threats facing the education sector in their latest analysis, 2024 Education Threat Landscape, offering key strategies for building cybersecurity resilience.
January sees three-year high in ransomware attacks across the globe
Despite a 27% drop from December 2023, January 2024 saw a three-year high in ransomware attacks, reflecting a year-on-year rise. NCC Group's analysis shows Lockbit remains the top perpetrator.
Global ransomware attacks surge by 84% in 2023, reveals NCC study
Ransomware attacks rose by a staggering 84% in 2023, notably impacting the industrials sector, as new threat actors emerged, reported NCC Group.
AI-boosted phishing sees 222% surge, warns Acronis report
Acronis' H2 2023 Cyberthreats Report reveals a disturbing 222% rise in email attacks with AI-enhanced phishing impacting over 90% of organisations worldwide.
Alarming surge in cyber attacks seen in Acronis report
The Acronis Cyberthreats Report H2 2023 reveals a 222% rise in AI-driven email attacks in the year, underlining the need for more effective security solutions.
New ransomware report reveals 80% victim increase in 2023
GuidePoint Security's latest ransomware report highlights an alarming 80% surge in victim numbers in 2023, with the number of victims nearly doubling from 2022.
Ransomware attacks surged by 45% in 2023, report finds
Ransomware attacks surged by 45% YoY in 2023, hugely exceeding initial predictions, despite a December downturn.
BlackFog report reveals alarming rise in ransomware attacks in 2023
BlackFog's December 2023 report reveals an alarming surge in ransomware attacks, with 70 incidents noted, indicating an escalating cyber threat scenario.
Sophos reports spike in ransomware groups using remote encryption
Sophos reveals in a new report that the most active ransomware groups are intentionally deploying remote encryption attacks on networks, with attacks increasing 62% annually since 2022.
Surge in ransomware attacks surpasses yearly predictions
Unprecedented surge in global ransomware attacks in 2023 outstrips yearly prediction, according to NCC Group report.
November sees 29% surge in ransomware attack victims
November 2023 sees a 29% surge in ransomware attacks in the UK, with hackers primarily targeting global north.
Trustwave reveals cybersecurity risks in manufacturing in new study
Trustwave uncovers significant cyber threats to the manufacturing sector, including email-borne malware and server exploits.
BlackBerry AI detects 70% surge in new malware attacks in Q3
BlackBerry AI reveals a shocking 70% rise in new malware attacks in Q3, with nearly 3 new types detected per minute.
Eclypsium pioneers solution to measure risk in digital supply chain security
Eclypsium launches the industry's first solution to measure IT infrastructure risk in the digital supply chain.
Ransomware acting within 24 hours of access now: Secureworks report
Ransomware attacks are happening faster than ever, with threat actors achieving complete system compromise in less than 24 hours, according to Secureworks. .
Check Point reveals 8% spike in global cyberattacks by mid-2023
Lockbit3 leads ransomware surge in the year's first half, while unconventional targets surface amid new attack patterns.
Akamai research finds critical Industries at risk in APJ
Akamai Technologies, the cloud security company, has released a new State of the Internet report that spotlights the evolving ransomware landscape.
NCC finds ransomware attacks remain at record highs
April saw the second highest volume of attacks ever recorded by NCC Group's Global Threat Intelligence team, with ransomware attacks remaining at record highs.
Ransomware attacks rise 45% in Feb, LockBit ramps up activity
Ransomware attacks surged in February with a 45% increase from January, highlighting the growing threat, according to NCC Group's analysis.
Jumpsec reports a 17% increase in ransomware across the UK
The reported ransomware incidents increased by 17% in the UK last year, with LockBit dominating the ransomware attack landscape, in the UK and worldwide.
Ransomware attacks increased 41% in November, says NCC Group
Analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team credits the increase to returning threat actor groups resurfacing and taking the lead in November.
Increased risk for detrimental damage caused by ransomware gangs
There is an increased risk of ransomware attacks in 2023 threatening to leak people's and businesses’ valuable data if ransom demands aren’t paid.
Flashpoint finds Australia the sixth most targeted country for ransomware
A new report from risk intelligence firm Flashpoint has found that Australia was the sixth most targeted country in the world for ransomware attacks.