Month: February 2021

Why Corporate Hacks Go Unreported

Despite the many regulations from GDPR to CCPA, HIPAA, and PCI DSS that mandate a company report a data breach, many corporate hacks go unreported. Certainly, compliance is a driving force for the organizations that do report a data breach. Still, in 2019, CSO Online reported that the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center received reports […]

Keep Ramnit on Your Radar

Over a decade ago, security researchers at Microsoft identified a computer worm and dubbed it Ramnit. The malware family, “infects Windows executable files (.EXE) and HTML files (.HTML). It can also give a malicious hacker access to your PC. It spreads through infected removable drives, such as USB flash drives,” Microsoft warned.  Fast forward to […]

UNC1878 Continues to Infect Hospital Networks

Last October, a threat actor known as UNC1878 made headlines for a widespread criminal campaign targeting the healthcare industry (and other organizations) around the world. Over three months have passed since this group’s activities became widely known, yet in spite of high public awareness, many of UNC1878’s victims remain actively compromised to this day. Prevailion’s […]

Like the Pandemic’s Asymptomatic, Dormant Ransomware Poses Security Challenges

Over the past year, the global pandemic has taught the cybersecurity industry a lot about the spread of infection–how to control it, how to mitigate against it, and (sometimes) how to detect it. But more often than not, in both humans and cybersecurity, detection only happens because of indicators.  What remains a mystery and consequently […]

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