The BlackBerry Research and Intelligence Team recently observed cyber-criminal gangs utilizing advanced tactics to infiltrate and extort money from victims using several prominent ransomware families (E.G.: Ryuk, Sodinokbi and Zeppelin), with a distinct shift from widespread, indiscriminate distribution to highly targeted campaigns often deployed via compromised Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs).
What happens when two legends of the security industry get together for a chat about everything? Tune into the InSecurity podcast this week and find out!
The Andromeda botnet, also known as Gamarue or Wauchos, has been used to spread more than 80 malware families including ransomware, worms, and more.
On this episode of InSecurity, Matt Stephenson and Michelle Moskowitz chat with Chris Coleman in a wide-ranging discussion taking a look at the escalating cybersecurity arms race, the role of venture capital in promoting or stifling innovation, and the need for standards for interoperability across hardware and software in order to increase the security industry’s chancing of winning the infosec battle.