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January sees three-year high in ransomware attacks across the globe
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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.
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% in 2023, report finds
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Ransomware attacks surged by 45% YoY in 2023, hugely exceeding initial predictions, despite a December downturn.
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Surge in ransomware attacks surpasses yearly predictions
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Unprecedented surge in global ransomware attacks in 2023 outstrips yearly prediction, according to NCC Group report.
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Quorum Cyber adds Scott Burman to helm Advisory in strategic move
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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Quorum Cyber has appointed Scott Burman as Head of Advisory, affirming its commitment to bolstering its global cybersecurity services.
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Ransomware attacks surge 81% in October, new threat actors emerge
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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Ransomware attacks soared 81% YoY in October, disrupting new sectors while threat actors exploit antidetection tools.
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New threat actors drive record levels of ransomware attacks in September
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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September saw record levels of ransomware attacks, according to NCC Group's September Threat Pulse, with 514 victims details released in leak sites.
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Keeper Security with first in joining the CVE programme
Fri, 6th Oct 2023
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Keeper Security, a leader in password management, has become the first company in its field to join the CVE programme as a CNA.
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Ransomware attacks down in August after record levels in July
Wed, 27th Sep 2023
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It comes after back-to-back record months in June and July, largely the result of Cl0ps MOVEit exploitation and the ongoing impact of the attack.
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NCC Group reveals Cl0p ransomware attack continues to dominate
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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security vulnerabilities
The findings mark a 154% increase year-on-year (198 attacks in July 2022), and a 16% rise on the previous month (434 attacks in June 2023).
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Ransomware attacks up 221% year-on-year, report finds
Fri, 21st Jul 2023
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June’s high levels of activity has been driven by Clop’s exploitation of the MOVEit file transfer software vulnerability.
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NCC finds ransomware attacks remain at record highs
Tue, 23rd May 2023
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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.
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Ransomware attacks rise 45% in Feb, LockBit ramps up activity
Fri, 31st Mar 2023
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Ransomware attacks surged in February with a 45% increase from January, highlighting the growing threat, according to NCC Group's analysis.
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NCC Group appoints Doug Klotnia as Global Capability Leader for Managed Services
Mon, 13th Mar 2023
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cloud services
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managed services
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advanced persistent threat protection
NCC Group appoints Doug Klotnia as Global Capability Leader for Managed Services, aiming to deliver threat intelligence-led real-time defenses.
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Ransomware attacks decreased 38% in January - report
Mon, 6th Mar 2023
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Though a significant drop from the previous month, the total is the highest volume of attacks recorded in January over the last three years.
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Ransomware attacks dipped in 2022 - threat report
Wed, 8th Feb 2023
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Ransomware attacks decreased by 5% in 2022, but saw a surge between February and April due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, says a report by NCC Group.
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Cybersecurity expert joins e2e-assure as its new CCO
Tue, 17th Jan 2023
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managed services
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advanced persistent threat protection
Cybersecurity expert Tim Anderson becomes new CCO of e2e-assure with overall responsibility for commercial strategy, sales, and business growth.
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Ransomware attacks increased 41% in November, says NCC Group
Thu, 22nd Dec 2022
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Analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team credits the increase to returning threat actor groups resurfacing and taking the lead in November.
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Ransomware attacks stabilise in April - NCC Group
Tue, 31st May 2022
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The number of victims of ransomware attacks appears to have stabilised during April 2022, according to NCC Group.
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A 52.89% increase in ransomware attacks compared to January
Wed, 23rd Mar 2022
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According to NCC Group's Strategic Threat Intelligence team, ransomware attacks increased by 52.89% compared to January.
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Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
Thu, 24th Feb 2022
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The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
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ALPHV revealed as most advanced threat actor yet while ransomware attacks on the decline
Fri, 21st Jan 2022
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Global cyber security and risk mitigation firm, NCC Group, has identified a considerable decrease in ransomware attacks in December 2021.
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NCC Group saves businesses from third-party vendor fallout
Fri, 26th Nov 2021
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NCC Group launches Replicate - Recover, a cloud service offering maximum resilience against disruption of third-party cloud-based software.
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Threefold increase in targeted ransomware attacks in 2021
Fri, 3rd Sep 2021
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Ransomware attacks have increased by 288% in Q2 2021, with data leaks and double extortion becoming prevalent, warns NCC Group.
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Organisations must pay off their post-pandemic cyber debt
Thu, 11th Mar 2021
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Organisations face heightened cyber attack risk due to pandemic-related budget cuts, redundancies and remote working, warns NCC Group.