A successful ransomware attack occurs every eight minutes. Since phishing is one of the primary methods of launching ransomware attacks companies need to continue educating and training their employees to be vigilant.
Russia-based REvil hacking group, which is widely believed to be responsible for several recent high-profile ransomware attacks in the United States and abroad, abruptly went off-line today.
Companies must be vigilant and mindful not only of their own cybersecurity, but also of the network security measures implemented by their suppliers.
Senator Angus King (I-Maine) has been one of the loudest voices in Congress advocating that the United States Marshals Service take a stronger stand against cyberattacks, particularly those believed to be emanating from Russia.
New York, Texas, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania consider bills to reduce financial incentive in ransomware attacks.