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Dark Web Monitoring

Along with cryptocurrency, the dark web is one of the biggest factors driving a surge in ransomware attacks. Although the dark web enables criminals, new methods like dark web monitoring could also protect against hackers. So what is dark web monitoring, and can it boost your cybersecurity? Introduction to the Dark Web Although the software…

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Ransomware Recovery Options

We’ve become so dependent on technology that a major ransomware attack can completely shut down many organizations, ranging from small businesses to major corporations. This can leave decision makers scrambling to find out what their options are. This article summarizes all the possible ransomware options and their pros and cons. Ransomware Options: Navigating a Crisis…

The Sodinokibi gang is back, but there’s a new Sodinokibi decrypt tool for older encrypted files

Sodinokibi, also known as REvil, was one of the most persistent and dangerous ransomware variants throughout 2020 and 2021, having demanded ransoms as high as $70 million. It’s understandable that the cybersecurity community breathed a sigh of relief when Sodinokibi abruptly disappeared in July. Alas, just a few months later, in September of 2021, the…

Blackmatter Ransomware: The Next Level of Ransomware

Major ransomware gangs, including Avaddon, DarkSide, and REvil, dissolved in Q2 2021, but the relief was short-lived. New and potentially more dangerous gangs quickly moved to take their place. Probably the most notable of these new threats is the BlackMatter ransomware gang. BlackMatter recently made headlines by compromising the networks of Japanese medical imaging giant…