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Cybereason warns against ransomware attacks from Black Basta gang

Cybereason, the XDR company, has issued a global threat alert advisory warning global organisations about a rise in ransomware attacks from the Black Basta gang. The Black Basta gang first emerged in April 2022 and has victimised nearly 50 companies in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and Canada. Organisations in English speaking …

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Nebulon

Nebulon introduces server & storage solution

 Nebulon, unveiled Nebulon TimeJump, a solution architected to address key ransomware mitigation challenges faced by CIOs and CISOs. Nebulon TimeJump is the first and only combined server and storage solution architected to offer complete ransomware recovery in less than four minutes. According to pro-consumer technology website Comparitech, an investigation of 186 ransomware attacks on US …

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ESET

ESET Threat Report: Attempts to exploit MS Exchange

ESET Research releases its T3 2021 Threat Report, summarising key statistics from ESET detection systems and highlighting notable examples of ESET cybersecurity research, including exclusive, previously unpublished updates on current threats. The latest issue of the ESET Threat Report (covering September to December 2021) sheds light on the most frequent external attack vectors, the reason …

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Trellix

Trellix sees advanced persistent threat actors

Trellix released its Advanced Threat Research Report: January 2022, examining cybercriminal behavior and activity related to cyber threats in the third quarter of 2021. Among its findings, the research reports that despite a community reckoning to ban ransomware activity from online forums, hacker groups used alternate personas to continue to proliferate the use of ransomware …

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intelligence

Why threat intelligence plays a vital role in modern cybersecurity strategies

Emad Fahmy, Systems Engineering Manager, Middle East, NETSCOUT, explains how threat intelligence helps enterprises defend against today’s sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cyberattacks and data breaches continue to escalate, reaching record levels. In fact, Forbes reports that the number of data breaches in 2021 has already exceeded 2020. Forbes cites a study claiming that the 1,111 data breaches …

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93% of UAE businesses concerned about a ransomware attack

Research highlights disconnect between perceived threat and preparedness that results in longer incident response cycles and increased revenue losses Cybereason published a global study of 1,200+ security professionals at organisations that have previously suffered a successful ransomware attack on a holiday or weekend. The study highlights the disconnect between organisational risk and preparedness. The report, …

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BeyondTrust releases cybersecurity predictions for 2022

BeyondTrust has released its annual forecast of cybersecurity trends emerging for the New Year and beyond. These projections, authored by BeyondTrust experts Morey J. Haber, Chief Security Officer, Brian Chappell, Chief Security Strategist EMEA/APAC, and James Maude, Lead Cyber Security Researcher, are based on shifts in technology, threat actor habits, culture, and decades of combined …

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