Tampa Bay Times hit with Ryuk ransomware attack

Florida newspaper The Tampa Bay Times suffered a Ryuk ransomware attack Thursday, making it the latest major victim of the notorious ransomware family that continues to rise in popularity.

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Threat spotlight: The curious case of Ryuk ransomware

From comic book death god to ransomware baddie, Ryuk ransomware remains a mainstay when organizations find themselves in a crippling malware pinch. We look at Ryuk’s origins, attack methods, and how to protect against this ever-present threat.

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New version of IcedID Trojan uses steganographic payloads

We take a deep dive into the IcedID Trojan, describing the new payloads of this advanced malware.

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A week in security (November 25 – December 1)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 25 – December 1, including the concept of “data as property”, the increasing creativity of sextortion scammers, and the security risks of switching to “healthcare for all” policies in the US.

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Labs report finds cyberthreats against healthcare increasing while security circles the drain

In this special edition of our quarterly CTNT report, we focus on the top attack methods and threats plaguing the healthcare industry over the last year, plus highlight recurring security challenges and reasons why cybercriminals target patient data.

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Emotet is back: botnet springs back to life with new spam campaign

After months of laying dormant, the notorious Emotet is back, with its botnet spewing spam globally.

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Ransomware continues assault against cities and businesses

We take a look at the current chaos faced by local governments across the US, as ransomware continues to snap at its cities’ heels.

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Trojans, ransomware dominate 2018–2019 education threat landscape

Trojans such as Emotet and TrickBot were the top threat for the education sector in the 2018–2019 school year. What threats will the new school year bring?

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A week in security (July 8 – 14)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 8–14, including secure data sending, federal data privacy law, the Soft Cell attack, and more.

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Emotet revisited: pervasive threat still a danger to businesses

Emotet is often mentioned as one of the most annoying, effective, and costly present-day malware infections. We discuss the reasons why and the proper way to remove it.

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