NBlog March 21 – overcoming inertia

Yesterday I wrote about a five-part strategy to increase the number and quality of incident reports. The fifth part involves making both staff and management vigilant or alert for trouble.There is an obvious link here to the ongoing security awareness …

March 20, 2019
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Ransomware or Wiper? LockerGoga Straddles the Line

Threat Research Ransomware attacks have been in the news with increased frequency over the past few years. This type of malware can be extremely disruptive and even cause operational impacts in critical systems that may be infected. LockerGoga is yet another example of this sort of malware. LockerGoga is a ransomware variant that, while lacking in sophistication, can still cause extensive damage when leveraged against organizations or individuals. Talos has…

March 20, 2019
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How Online Scams Drive College Basketball Fans Mad

Sports fans everywhere look forward to mid-March for the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament. However, it’s not just college basketball fans that look forward to this time of year. Cybercriminals use March to launch malicious campaigns in the hopes of gaining access to personal information from unsuspecting fans. Let’s take a look at the most […]

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March 20, 2019
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Norsk Hydro Hit with ‘Severe’ LockerGoga Ransomware Attack

Global aluminum manufacturer Norsk Hydro was hit with an alleged ransomware attack Tuesday. The attack is having a major impact on the company’s global business and production. Global aluminum manufacturer and renewable-energy provider Norsk Hydro was hit with an alleged LockerGoga ransomware attack in the wee hours of Tuesday morning that knocked its worldwide IT system and website offline and continues to have a major impact on the company’s global…

March 19, 2019
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