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A brief history of cyber-threats — from 2000 to 2020
Many significant cybersecurity events have occurred since the year 2000 — not every one of them ‘firsts’, but all of them correlating with a change in security behaviour or protection.
The current state of ransomware — and its future
Discoveries made by analysts at Sophos have unearthed a new development: ransomware code appears to have been shared across ‘families’, and some of the ransomware groups seemed to work in collaboration more than in competition with one another.
The rising threat of human-controlled ransomware
Until recently, most ransomware attacks have been automated affairs. But things are changing, writes Attivo Networks regional director for A/NZ Jim Cook.
Sophos deconstructs Dharma, the 'fast food franchise' ransomware
"Dharma is fast-food franchise ransomware: widely and easily available to just about anyone,” says a Sophos threat researcher.
The real winner of 2019? Ransomware
Trend Micro discovered a 10% increase in ransomware detections, despite a 57% decrease in the number of new ransomware families.
Opinion: 4 Ransomware trends to watch in 2019
Recorded Future's Allan Liska looks at the past big ransomware attacks thus far to predict what's coming this year.
Ransomware infection? Here’s how you control the damage
Ransomware has evolved to be more sophisticated and targeted, and remains a threat to businesses of all sizes.
Just how dark is the dark web? The rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service
These packages allow individuals with little technical skill, to attack businesses and individuals with relative ease.