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Ransomware attacks surge 81% in October, new threat actors emerge
Ransomware attacks soared 81% YoY in October, disrupting new sectors while threat actors exploit antidetection tools.
New threat actors drive record levels of ransomware attacks in September
September saw record levels of ransomware attacks, according to NCC Group's September Threat Pulse, with 514 victims details released in leak sites.
Keeper Security with first in joining the CVE programme
Keeper Security, a leader in password management, has become the first company in its field to join the CVE programme as a CNA.
Ransomware attacks down in August after record levels in July
It comes after back-to-back record months in June and July, largely the result of Cl0ps MOVEit exploitation and the ongoing impact of the attack.
NCC Group reveals Cl0p ransomware attack continues to dominate
The findings mark a 154% increase year-on-year (198 attacks in July 2022), and a 16% rise on the previous month (434 attacks in June 2023).
Ransomware attacks up 221% year-on-year, report finds
June’s high levels of activity has been driven by Clop’s exploitation of the MOVEit file transfer software vulnerability.
NCC finds ransomware attacks remain at record highs
April saw the second highest volume of attacks ever recorded by NCC Group's Global Threat Intelligence team, with ransomware attacks remaining at record highs.
Ransomware attacks rise 45% in Feb, LockBit ramps up activity
Ransomware attacks surged in February with a 45% increase from January, highlighting the growing threat, according to NCC Group's analysis.
Ransomware attacks decreased 38% in January - report
Though a significant drop from the previous month, the total is the highest volume of attacks recorded in January over the last three years.
Ransomware attacks dipped in 2022 - threat report
Ransomware attacks decreased by 5% in 2022, but saw a surge between February and April due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict, says a report by NCC Group.
Ransomware attacks increased 41% in November, says NCC Group
Analysis from NCC Group’s Global Threat Intelligence team credits the increase to returning threat actor groups resurfacing and taking the lead in November.
Ransomware attacks stabilise in April - NCC Group
The number of victims of ransomware attacks appears to have stabilised during April 2022, according to NCC Group.
A 52.89% increase in ransomware attacks compared to January
According to NCC Group's Strategic Threat Intelligence team, ransomware attacks increased by 52.89% compared to January.
Ransomware attacks double in 2021, rise 93% - report
The findings build upon a gradual but noticeable rise in ransomware attacks since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
ALPHV revealed as most advanced threat actor yet while ransomware attacks on the decline
Global cyber security and risk mitigation firm, NCC Group, has identified a considerable decrease in ransomware attacks in December 2021.
NCC Group saves businesses from third-party vendor fallout
NCC Group launches Replicate - Recover, a cloud service offering maximum resilience against disruption of third-party cloud-based software.
Threefold increase in targeted ransomware attacks in 2021
Ransomware attacks have increased by 288% in Q2 2021, with data leaks and double extortion becoming prevalent, warns NCC Group.
Organisations must pay off their post-pandemic cyber debt
Organisations face heightened cyber attack risk due to pandemic-related budget cuts, redundancies and remote working, warns NCC Group.
Why organisations should wise up to the DDoS extortion trend
DDoS extortion attacks are on the rise, with targeted organizations receiving demands to make payments in cryptocurrency to cease further attacks.
How to secure your business against DDoS Attacks
Amidst the flurry of activity during the holiday season, businesses are warned to protect themselves from DDoS attacks.
The three-pronged security approach that confronts security breaches head-on
NCC Group's Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solution offers a human-centric, integrated approach to cybersecurity, helping prevent costly breaches.
NCC Group chosen to help improve IoT security standards for all sectors
NCC Group chosen as an Authorised Lab by IoXt Alliance to improve security standards for IoT from product development phase.
UK's cybersecurity laws 'crying out for reform'
UK's Computer Misuse Act 1990 needs urgent reform to enable cybersecurity professionals to combat cybercrime effectively, says report.
Popular enterprise printers riddled with security risks
Researchers from NCC Group analysed different aspects of six mid-range enterprise printers manufactured by HP, Ricoh, Xerox, Lexmark, Kyocera, and Brother.