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Dark Web Ransomware Economy Growing at an Annual Rate of 2,500%, Carbon Black Research Finds

Carbon Black, the leader in next-generation endpoint security, today announced the release of: “The Ransomware Economy: How and Why the Dark Web Marketplace for Ransomware Is Growing at a Rate of More Than 2,500% Per Year.” Carbon Black released the report at the company’s largest event of the year, Cb Connect, a conference in San Francisco bringing together hundreds of ... Read More »

Can digitisation compromise security?

Richard Agnew,,
UK, Ireland and Northern Europe VP at Code42

Every company is striving to be top of its particular market and to be considered a fast-growing and profitable organisation. In order to achieve this, digitisation must be front of mind. Digital technology can provide companies with a crucial edge over competitors in myriad ways such as cost savings, improved customer experience and greater employee satisfaction. But, every additional digital ... Read More »

Ransomware and Dark Web Demand on the Up

The demand for Ransomware attacks on the dark web has increased significantly, according to Carbon Black. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: IB Times Read More »

Hilary Clinton says Cyber Cold War just Beginning

Hilary Clinton has warned that Vladamir Putin has been conducting a hige ‘cyber cold war’ against Western nations. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Guardian Read More »

US Banks to introduce New anti-fraud Measures

US Banks are stepping up and increasing anti fraud measures after the Equifax breach. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: FT Read More »

Poland fends off Russian Cyberattack

Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said that on Friday, a Russian cyber attack has been succesfull prevented in Poland. Read Full Story Original source: The News Read More »

North Korea behind WannaCry says Microsoft head

President of Microsoft, Brad Smith, has said that “all observers in the know” believe North Korea were behind the WannaCry ransomware that temporarily bought the NHS to a standstill earlier this year. Read Full Story  ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Independent Read More »

Immersive Labs introduces ‘The Digital Cyber Academy’

Immersive Labs, the highly accoladed UK cyber security startup that helps companies identify and develop talent through a unique cloud-based cyber training and assessment platform, will launch The Digital Cyber Academy (DCA) on October 19th, at Level 39, Canary Wharf, London. The DCA encourages full-time students around the world to develop cyber skills by immersing users in real-world exercises through ... Read More »

Swedish Transport Agency hit by DDoS attack

Sweden’s Transport Agency has been hit by a series of DDoS attacks forcing the official website of Transportstyrelsen to go offline. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hackread Read More »

Ransomware sale value in the millions!

$6million. That is the total estimated value of ransomware sales on the dark web market places. Crazy to think it used to cost $250,000 only a year ago. View Full Story ORIGINAL SOURCE: ZDNet Read More »