• VIPRE Weekly Roundup: September 6, 2019
    by Kevin Raske on September 6, 2019 at 9:30 am

    What happened this week? A lot of cybersecurity news! We know it is hard to keep up with the ever-changing news cycle, so we gathered this week’s biggest stories and broke them down into bite-sized reads. Take a read-through of this week’s VIPRE Weekly Roundup! Fraudsters Used AI to Mimic CEO’s Voice in Unusual Cybercrime […] The post VIPRE Weekly Roundup: September 6, 2019 appeared first on VIPRE.

  • Baltimore Ransomware Attack Recovery Update: City Officials Transfer Funds, Consider Cyber Insurance
    by Kevin Raske on September 3, 2019 at 10:14 am

    UPDATE: September 3, 2019 – It appears that the recovery effort from the original Baltimore ransomware attack is still ongoing. The Baltimore Sun reported on Saturday that city officials agreed to transfer $6 million from a fund for parks and public facilities to help cover what was described as “remediation and hardening” costs. Additionally, Baltimore […] The post Baltimore Ransomware Attack Recovery Update: City Officials Transfer Funds, Consider Cyber Insurance appeared first on VIPRE.

  • VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 30, 2019
    by Kevin Raske on August 30, 2019 at 2:34 am

    What happened this week? A lot of cybersecurity news! We know it is hard to keep up with the ever-changing news cycle, so we gathered this week’s biggest stories and broke them down into bite-sized reads. Take a readthrough of this week’s VIPRE Weekly Roundup! 3 Ways to Beat Ransomware and Email-Based Threats (VIPRE) Basic […] The post VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 30, 2019 appeared first on VIPRE.

  • 3 Ways to Beat Ransomware and Email-Based Threats
    by Kevin Raske on August 28, 2019 at 8:00 am

    Basic email security measures can’t keep up. Cybersecurity threats continue to evolve at a far quicker pace as threat actors employ advanced techniques like zero-hour exploits and customized malware to stay a step ahead. However, one thing remains constant during all these attacks…their entry point. Email remains the most vulnerable threat vector for organizations both […] The post 3 Ways to Beat Ransomware and Email-Based Threats appeared first on VIPRE.

  • VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 23, 2019
    by Kevin Raske on August 23, 2019 at 7:00 am

    What happened this week? A lot of cybersecurity news! We know it is hard to keep up with the ever-changing news cycle, so we gathered this week’s biggest stories and broke them down into bite-sized reads. Take a read-through of this week’s VIPRE Weekly Roundup! Texas Government Entities Hit by Coordinated Ransomware Attacks (VIPRE) Last […] The post VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 23, 2019 appeared first on VIPRE.

  • US Mayors Vow to No Longer Pay Ransoms to Hackers
    by Kevin Raske on August 22, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Since 2013, ransomware attacks have hit at least 170 county, city, or state government systems and 22 of those attacks have occurred within the first half of 2019 alone. It is no secret that municipal entities are under attack and cybercriminals have no intentions of slowing down. Recent attacks on 22 Texas government entities and […] The post US Mayors Vow to No Longer Pay Ransoms to Hackers appeared first on VIPRE.

  • 22 Texas Government Entities Hit by Coordinated Ransomware Attacks
    by Kevin Raske on August 20, 2019 at 8:40 pm

    UPDATE: August 21, 2019: The Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) provided a public update August 20, 2019 on their website. Here is what is known: The number of confirmed impacted entities has been reduced to 22 from the initial 23 As of the time of the release, responders have engaged with all 22 entities […] The post 22 Texas Government Entities Hit by Coordinated Ransomware Attacks appeared first on VIPRE.

  • VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 16, 2019
    by Kevin Raske on August 16, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    Another week has passed, and another massive amount of cybersecurity news has been made. Take a read-through of the VIPRE Weekly Roundup, where we breakdown the week’s most interesting news into easy-to-read bite-sized pieces. A Call to Better Email Security (VIPRE) In a recent research report by IBM and the Ponemon Institue, it was found […] The post VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 16, 2019 appeared first on VIPRE.

  • VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 9, 2019
    by Kevin Raske on August 9, 2019 at 12:56 pm

    Another week has passed and another massive amount of cybersecurity news has been made. Take a read-through of the VIPRE Weekly Roundup, where we break down the week’s biggest news into easy-to-read bite-sized pieces. SMB Study Reveals Majority of Small Businesses Aren’t Taking Cyber Attacks Seriously (CPO Magazine) A 2019 SMB Cyberthreat Study by Keeper […] The post VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 9, 2019 appeared first on VIPRE.

  • VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 2, 2019
    by Kevin Raske on August 2, 2019 at 12:34 pm

    Another week, another rapidly changing cybersecurity news cycle. The VIPRE Weekly Roundup is here to provide you with the biggest weekly cybersecurity news in a bite-sized, easily digestible format. Take a read through of this week’s most impactful events. Capital One Data Breach: Over 100 Million Impacted (VIPRE Security) Multiple sources have reported on a […] The post VIPRE Weekly Roundup: August 2, 2019 appeared first on VIPRE.