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Alaris
Posted on: August 18, 2021 Posted by: admin Comments: 0

Ransomware 101

What is Ransomware? “Ransomware” originates from two words: ransom and malware. A ransom, of course, is a price paid in exchange for a hostage; malware is a computer program intended to damage or hold hostage the device it infects. From this we can glean what a nasty piece of work ransomware is. The hostage in question is your company’s software-based infrastructure and data. Unfortunately, as with all technology, ransomware has…

Third Party Vulnerabilities
Posted on: August 3, 2021 Posted by: Dave Grootwassink Comments: 0

Vulnerabilities Most Abused by Hackers in 2021

Study The lead cybersecurity and law enforcement organizations from the US, UK, and  Australia have performed a forensic study and issued a joint advisory naming the top 30 vulnerabilities that were most commonly abused by threat actors over the course of 2020 and 2021.    Most of the vulnerabilities were related to remote access/work from home mechanisms deployed by organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.   “The rapid shift and increased use of…