June 29, 2020 | Content Aggregator - Single Slides | Malware and Advanced Threats
In 2019, 86% of breaches were financially motivated, 43% involved web applications, and 37% stole or used credentials. More than a quarter (27%) of malware incidents involved ransomware, and 22% of breaches involved phishing.
Automated teller machines (ATMs) are lucrative targets that are difficult to defend. This report details the top non-physical threats to ATMs, as well as specific controls to put in place to keep both the machines and their networks secure.
An increasing number of security firms are offering ransomware brokering services. The idea: Let an experienced middleman negotiate with attackers on the amount and delivery of ransom to unlock hijacked files and systems. This takes the emotion and missteps out of the negotiation. But how best to proceed? Furthermore, is it the right thing to do? IANS Faculty John Strand walks through the do’s and don’ts.