Cyber-Insurance Premiums Jump as High as 25% and May Now Require Co-Insurance

Cyber-Insurance Premiums Jump as High as 25% and May Now Require Co-Insurance

With enough claims under the belts of insurance companies covering data ransoms, data theft, and other types of cyberattack, the risk appears to be shifting somewhat back to the policyholder. Let me... Read more »
New Phishing Attack Emerges Targeting ADP Users Wanting Their W2

New Phishing Attack Emerges Targeting ADP Users Wanting Their W2

For those looking to get their taxes done early, watch out for emails impersonating ADP offering a link to retrieve your W2 early! While everyone pretty much hates taxes, obtaining all your... Read more »
[Heads-up] The Evil Ryuk Ransomware Strain Now Uses Wake-on-Lan To Encrypt Your *Offline* Devices

[Heads-up] The Evil Ryuk Ransomware Strain Now Uses Wake-on-Lan To Encrypt Your *Offline* Devices

You must have heard of RYUK before. It’s one of the most nasty, evil ransomware strains attributed to the North Korean state sponsored cyber criminals. They are an APT—Advanced Persistent Threat— and... Read more »
Defending Against Ransomware is a Team Effort

Defending Against Ransomware is a Team Effort

Ransomware operators have grown very skilled in targeting exactly what will compel an organization to pay up, according to Andrew Brandt, principal researcher at Sophos. On the CyberWire’s Hacking Humans podcast, Brandt... Read more »