The Close Link between Emotet and Ransomware

In January of 2020, the US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) warned of the resurgence of Emotet attacks. The DHS described Emotet as the “most destructive” form of malware due to its ability to inject other potentially harmful malware into most any organization, especially in the banking and financial industries.…

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How Does Cryptocurrency Fuel Ransomware Attacks?

Cryptocurrency and the rise in ransomware attacks The vast majority of successful businesses have become an increasingly attractive target for ransom attacks where hackers hold data hostage, and lock entire infrastructures in demand of ransom payment. Unfortunately, until now, many corporate executives consider ransomware attacks to be just “another virus” not realizing the dire consequences…

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What is a Man-in-the-Middle-Attack (MITM) and How to Protect Yourself?

What is a Man-in-the-middle-attack and what are the tools available to protect yourself? Picture a situation where a banker is having a conversation, verifying username and password for his client. Seems legit, right? Except, both of them are unaware that someone else is eavesdropping their secure conversation without their consent. This is called a man…

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