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Ransomware attacks costs US financial institutions over $1bn in 2021
A report by the US Treasury has found US financial institutions experienced nearly $1.2bn in costs associated with ransomware attacks in 2021.
Legacy tech is undermining responses to ransomware in UK
A reliance on outdated technology is undermining how UK organisations respond to ransomware, according to research from data management company Cohesity.
Most critical infrastructure sectors hit by ransomware attacks in 2021
The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) revealed it received 649 complaints of ransomware attacks that had targeted critical infrastructure organisations last year.
Malware attacks fell in 2021 but became more sophisticated, study finds
A recent report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky found that while the number of mobile malware hacks declined last year, the attacks became more sophisticated.
Brand abuse cyberattacks rocket in Q3 2021 with huge 274% climb
A report by payments authentication and monitoring solutions provider Outseer has detailed a massive spike in global brand abuse attacks in the third quarter of 2021.
How cyberattacks in 2021 broke new records
Research by Check Point Software has identified that weekly cyber-attacks reached an all-time new high in 2021 with 50% more attacks recorded than the previous year.
Ransomware the most significant cyber threat facing the UK, report finds
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) claims it has fought off a record number of digital intrusions this year driven by a surge in ransomware.
US offers $10m bounty to find the hackers responsible for Colonial...
The US government has put a $10m bounty on the cybercriminals who hacked the system of the Colonial Pipeline back in May of this year.
2021 set to be costliest year on record for ransomware attacks
Ransomware threat intelligence firm SonicWall has found 2021 will be the most expensive and dangerous year on record for ransomware attacks, with 495 million logged already.
Biden Administration calls on US private sector to help in cyber...
The US Deputy Attorney General has called on companies in the private sector to help the government tackle the rising wave of cybercrime.