Ransomware

Read: Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

Hackers Leak LAUSD Data After Refusal to Pay Ransomware

LAUSD Superintendent Alberto Carvalho said he doesn’t think employee data was leaked but that he is “less certain” about student data.

Read: UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

UPDATE: Hackers Demand Ransom from Los Angeles Schools

Federal agencies warn that the threat actor Vice Society has been “disproportionately targeting the education sector” with its ransomware attacks.

Read: Study Finds Ransomware, Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Are on the Rise

Study Finds Ransomware, Zero-Day Vulnerabilities Are on the Rise

For the first half of 2022, there were 10,666 new ransomware variants observed, compared to just 5,400 in the second half of 2021.

Read: IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

IBM Report: Data Breach Costs Reach All-Time High

For the twelfth year in a row, healthcare saw the costliest breaches among all industries with the average cost reaching $10.1 million per breach.

Read: Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

Feds Disrupt North Korean Hackers Who Targeted U.S. Hospitals

The FBI and DOJ recovered $500,000 in ransom payments and cryptocurrency paid to North Korean hackers by two healthcare organizations.

Read: Ransomware Attacks on Pace for Another Record Year

Ransomware Attacks on Pace for Another Record Year

The number of ransomware attacks detected in the first quarter of this year doubled the total number for all of 2021.

Read: Pro-Russia Hackers Targeted More than 400 U.S. Hospitals in 2020

Pro-Russia Hackers Targeted More than 400 U.S. Hospitals in 2020

The Russian-affiliated hacker plot was discussed by the gang in an online chatroom but was disrupted by U.S. authorities.

Read: Why Most End-User Threat Intelligence Isn’t Helpful

Why Most End-User Threat Intelligence Isn’t Helpful

Here’s how to make your organization’s cybersecurity threat intelligence strategies more effective.

Read: UPDATE: Cybersecurity Experts Warn Ukraine, Russia Crisis Could Result in U.S. Cyberattacks

UPDATE: Cybersecurity Experts Warn Ukraine, Russia Crisis Could Result in U.S. Cyberattacks

National security experts believe Russia could conduct a cyberattack against the U.S. if it feels it’s threatened by the U.S. response to a possible Russian invasion of the Ukraine.

Read: Report: Ransomware Up 50% in Education, 39% in Healthcare

Report: Ransomware Up 50% in Education, 39% in Healthcare

A new global threat report from CrowdStrike observed an overall 82% increase in ransomware-related data leaks from 2020 to 2021.

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