Ransomware continues to ravage systems across the globe in part because, unlike more typical malware, its lifespan on a computer is incredibly short. Recent strains like Ryuk and BitPaymer encrypt files and deliver their ransomware messages within seconds of appearance on a victim’s computer, leaving little time for detection and defense. The FBI recently alerted data security professionals worldwide to be aware of yet another new variant – this one called RobbinHood – that follows similar attack vectors.Read more »
Ransomware Reminders: Implementing Best Practices & Avoiding the Biggest Mistakes Posted on: June 27, 2019 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
The Financial Fraud Kill Chain: Combatting Fraudulent Money Transfers Posted on: April 02, 2019 In: Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
Businesses are constantly targeted by criminals attempting to gain access to information that will allow them to fraudulently divert wire transfers. This often occurs after the criminal has conducted sufficient reconnaissance to determine who likely has an occupational role to approve or initiate wire transfers. The employee will then be targeted – often a financial executive like a Chief Financial Officer – and their email account will be compromised. But this can be prevented.Read more »
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